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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Car Accidents for Connecticut on
Q: Airbags didn’t deploy when I was hit on the highway. Do I have a case?

I currently have a personal injury lawsuit pending against the driver of the box truck who sideswiped me on the highway and admitted fault on scene. It later occurred to me that we were going around 65-70 mph when he hit me and none of my airbags deployed despite my car being totaled. Do I have a... View More

Bill Beckert
Bill Beckert
answered on Jan 2, 2024

Your question indicates you have a case pending. If you have an attorney, I would suggest this question should be directed to them.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability, Health Care Law and Public Benefits for Connecticut on
Q: where can i get more help regarding opioid damages?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 14, 2022

A Connecticut attorney could probably advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could look up law firms that handle product liability cases, in particular ones that specialize in pharmaceutical drugs. Firms in this sector often hold themselves out for particular drugs, in terms... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law, Products Liability and Small Claims for Connecticut on
Q: Can I sue a repair shop/dealership for the entirety of my vehicle due to shotty repairs?

The car has gone into this shop with a full coverage warranty. They would keep the vehicle in their shop for multiple weeks to repair simple things, and return the car with the same problems. This continued over the course of 2-3 years, until the engine failed and was considered totalled. The... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 19, 2021

Unlikely at this point. You'd need an expert to testify that the engine fialed due to what they did and for no other reason. Part of the problem is also you kept taking it back--the law would say some of that's on you, because you didn't want to have a competent mechanic look at it.... View More

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Q: Could I Sue a company that issued me twice defective products Eye Ware?Chips from lens on two purchased pairs.

I have had two pair of glasses from Target and both have chips that hinder eye vision. Other places I've gotten glasses problem never existed. 2017 and 2018

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 3, 2019

If they have chips return them; if they won't help, then contact the home office; if they won't help contact the FDA--or you can sue them in small claims.

The problem is some time has gone by and it leads to the feeling there is a lack of immediacy.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Connecticut on
Q: Honda put out recall for a possible exploding airbag w/ metal shrapnel 2 months ago. I just received notice now.

Anything I can do?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Mar 29, 2017

Get your airbag fixed.See if they pay rental.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Consumer Law and Products Liability for Connecticut on
Q: is it legal for a buy here pay here dealership to sell you a car with an open recall and faulty ignition switch

Bought and 09 chevy cobalt from a buy here pay here dealership. They never mentioned that the ignition switch had not been fixed and now I'm recieving letters in the mail from GM telling me it needs to be replaced or death/serious injury could occur.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jan 30, 2017

The letters presumably say they will pay. In which case, no harm, no foul. If they aren't a GM dealer not sure they have a duty to check each car for recalls--especially as that can be done as easily by you.

If you have further questions why not get a consultation from a consumer...
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Q: Are there pro bono lawyers who will take a product liability case for personal injury to the U.S. Supreme court?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Oct 11, 2015

You can use the find a lawyer tool to search for lawyers to assist.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible...
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