Willis Law Firm Tire Defects Case Results
Firestone Tire Tread Separation – Ford Explorer Rollover
While driving home from Galveston Texas, left rear tire detreaded and caused the SUV to flip over. Driver - Double Amputation, Font Seat Passenger Killed, Back Seat Passengers - Broken Neck and Death
Firestone Tread Separation Ford Explorer Rollover Death
Interstate 35 rollover outside Austin, Texas– At highway speeds, driver experienced a sudden tire failure causing the SUV to roll over - severe roof collapse kills driver’s wife
AG Tractor Tire Bead Explosion during inflation – Death
East Texas Agriculture / farm tractor tire exploded while inflator tire. As the tire bead was seating, tire exploded throwing him to ceiling of tire shop. killing tire worker
General Tire Tread Separation - Truck Rollover Ejection - Death
SE of San Antonio, Texas – Young man in his parents pickup truck had his back right tire de-tread which caused him to lose control and rollover – Death
Chevy Pickup Truck Rollover – Back Left Tire Traction Failure - Paraplegia
Prior to rollover, the tire dealer placed best tires in front, instead of best tires on rear of truck. Driver lost traction and rolled. Driver had a broken neck. Negligent inspection and rotation by dealer
AG Tire Bead Explosion - Death of Tire Shop Worker
Tire bead failure of Chinese AG Tire exploded during inflation of the tire. Tire’s inner diameter was slightly undersized making bead seating difficult. Client’s husband died of head injuries.
While trying to Fix A Flat with a Can of Tire Inflator – Tire Explosion – Total Blindness & Partial Amputation
While neighbor was helping a new neighbor, the tire and rim exploded while he was mig-welding on crack on tire rim – Butane Residue was inside, the Tire Exploded from can of tire sealant the day before.
Tire Inflator used to Fix a Flat exploded during Tire Plug Repair
Houston, Texas Deputy Sheriff & teenage tire worker severely injured when butane / propane in tire exploded as he attempted to plug the tire. The action of plugging the tire created a spark which ignited the butane propane mixture
Can of Tire Fixer / Inflator Exploded into Flames Inside Vehicle
El Paso woman was severely burned when spark from her Bic Lighter caused butane from a leaking can of tire inflator / fixer to explode into a fireball inside the cab of her pickup truck
RV tire detread and tread separation – Tread plys punctured RV’s Butane Line and Exploded – 2 Deaths
Trapped elderly couple died in RV / Motorhome that caught fire after defective tire tread hit gas line.