Car Accident and Wrongful Death Lawsuit Revived on Appeal

August 23, 2018

The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit involving an exploding tire should move forward. The appeals court has ruled that Multnomah County Circuit Court judge erroneously dismissed the care accident and wrongful death case. The lawsuit was filed against Les Schwab Tire Centers of Oregon Inc. and Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. by the husband of a woman who died of injuries sustained when a tire exploded inside their car. The lower court previously ruled that the plaintiff had failed to meet the three-year statute of limitations to file suit in her death. However, the case was dismissed due to a faulty interpretation of the federal law that defines the statute of limitations in such cases, the Court of Appeals ruled. 


Read article: The Oregonian


Nothing is more devastating to a family than losing a loved one. If you have recently lost a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, you should contact an attorney immediately to ensure your rights are protected. 


Jonathan King PLLC, Accident & Injury Law, can represent your family in a wrongful death lawsuit. While a wrongful death suit won't cure your family's loss, it can help with the financial consequences of losing a loved one. We are equiped to handle a wrongful death suit anywhere in Montana. 


You can contact us by phone at (406) 300-0003 or by completing a short form on this website to speak with an experienced Montana injury attorney. 


Initial consultations are free. And know that if we mutually agree to move forward, our law firm will cover all case costs and you will pay us nothing unless we win your case.

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