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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

is bankrupt.

To consult with Founding Partner Thomas Demetrio or any other attorney at Corboy & Demetrio, call 312.346.3191. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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