Two West Texas oilfield workers, Jeramy Dale Truhlar and Jonathan Michael Smith, died in a tragic head-on crash at I-20 and FM 1601 in Penwell, Texas. The Ector County accident, attributed to a blown tire, occurred when a white Dodge pickup truck slammed into a black Ford pickup truck on Monday afternoon around 2 p.m. At least three people,
- Audan Tercero, a passenger in the Dodge;
- Laura Janeth Alvarez, the driver of the Ford; and
- Roberto Rodriguez, a passenger in the Ford,
Remain hospitalized in critical condition with incapacitating injuries from the wreck.
Our I-20 tire defect accident attorneys report that authorities say Ms. Alvarez was eastbound on I-20 in the black Ford when a tire suddenly blew out on her vehicle. The tire blowout resulted in a loss of vehicle control and she crossed the median into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on into the white Dodge truck. (Source: CBS 7 News www.cbs7kosa.com, 7/23/13)
The hearts and prayers of our I-20 tire defect accident attorneys are with the many victims of this horrific wreck at this time, as well as with their suffering families and friends.
When You or Your Loved Ones are Injured In a Wreck Caused by Blowout of a Defective Tire, You Might be Eligible for a Full Financial Recovery from the Maker of the Defective Tire
Contact us to learn how. Tire designers and manufacturers could be financially responsible for any injuries and fatalities that result from a tire defect. If improper tire installation, or matching of the wrong tire to a vehicle contributed to the blowout, those responsible might also share liability.
When you’ve been hurt or suffered grievous losses due to a tire blowout, you deserve a full financial recovery. Contact our Texas Board Certified I-20 tire defect accident attorneys for a FREE and confidential initial legal consultation to discuss the facts of the accident and evaluate your eligibility for financial recovery.
You have no obligation to hire an attorney, and our more than 12 years of experience with complex accident claims resulting from tire defects and blowouts could put you on the right track to your family’s recovery. Call us today at 281-369-4363 or reach us anytime through our online contact form. We never charge attorneys’ fees unless we WIN your case, so there’s no financial risk to you.
You Need an Experienced I-20 Tire Defect Accident Attorney to Win Your Claim after a Tire Defect Harms You
The process of producing a tire, with its multiple alternating layers of rubber, polymers, and metal, is very complex. Small defects might occur at any point in the process. But these tiny defects are almost never apparent until tire usage brings them out to cause a deadly tire blowout accident or tread separation.
Tire manufacturers, seeking to avoid heavy financial payouts, could vehemently deny their liability. To win your case, you need aggressive I-20 tire defect accident attorneys like Chad Points and Tony Denena, who have years of experience successfully winning claims against big manufacturers and their high-powered insurance companies, to build and present your case. Alone, you stand little chance against the high-powered manufacturers and their well-paid teams of defense attorneys. Let us help; call us today and put our skills and experience to work for you.