Corboy & Demetrio Settles Chevrolet Blazer Rollover Accident Injury Lawsuit
Braeger Chevrolet has agreed to settle a rollover accident injury lawsuit
involving a roof crash in a Chevrolet Blazer. The settlement was confidential.
Corboy & Demetrio represented the injured driver.
On March 7, 2007, a 50 year-old man was driving his 2001 Chevrolet
Blazer, sold to him by Braeger Chevrolet, southbound on Interstate 43
near Highway 140 in Wisconsin when the vehicle encountered black ice,
causing it to leave the road and rollover. During the rollover, the Blazer
roof crushed and fractured the spine of the driver, rendering him a
The case was originally filed against General Motors Corporation based
on theories of strict liability and negligence related to the design of its roofs
but those claims were dismissed when GM filed for bankruptcy. The Plaintiffs
then pursued the case against the dealership under a statute which holds it
responsible for the strict liability of a manufacturer when the manufacturer
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