The road less traveled: Often ignored sources of information about the accident and your client’s Injuriesby John D. Rowell (Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Karns)
This article describes a few of the less-used sources of information in auto cases. The most interesting of these are die red-light cameras that have been installed at a surprisingly large number of dangerous intersections. “To paraphrase a well-known commercial: To look upon a photograph showing die opposing driver “blowing” a red light – priceless. Of course, seeing such a photograph of your driver entering on a red light, after you have taken a case and spent time and money on it, is comparable to watching the Celtics destroy the Lakers.
The Owner’s Manual, Warranty And Advertising Can And Should Be Used To Support Consumer Expectations Claimsby John D. Rowell (Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Karns)
This article discusses the consumer expectations test of design defect, and the use of materials such as the owner’s manual and warranty information to support a request for an instruction on that theory.