Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Fiat Chrysler Fined Record $105 Million for Safety Problems

According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, it announced a settlement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Sunday for failing to repair vehicles with safety defects stemming from 23 recalls affecting 11 million vehicles. Under the terms of the consent order, the automaker agreed to pay a record $105 million fine, submit to rigorous federal […]

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Who? What? When? Where? Why?

Injuries can happen in places and ways you’d never expect. The Terrell Hogan personal injury and wrongful death law firm has been digging out the facts and showing them to juries for more than 40 years. In law, as in journalism, finding “who, what, when, where and why” is critical in finding the truth. Terrell […]

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Is Your Rental Car Under Recall?

Last September, we focused on the absence of federal legislation requiring rental car companies to repair unsafe, defective, recalled cars before renting them to consumers. The issue gained national attention when two sisters from California died after their Enterprise rental car caught fire and crashed due to a power steering malfunction that was the subject […]

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NHTSA Releases a List of All Vehicles Affected by Takata Air Bag Recalls

NHTSA has released the full list of vehicles (by model year, make and model) affected by the Takata airbag recall. Consumers can also use the vehicle identification number look-up tool  at its Safercar.gov website or you can go directly to your vehicle manufacturer’s website see if a vehicle is included in the defective airbag recall.  To […]

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Leslie Goller Speaks to WBO About Distracted Driving

Terrell Hogan attorney, Leslie Goller, was the guest speaker at the Women Business Owners of North Florida’s (WBO) May meeting. Goller addressed the danger and risk of distracted driving. Her message: we have only one job behind the wheel, drive safely; our brains are not meant to multi-task. Calls can kill Goller acknowledged many business owners and […]

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Ford Recalls 423,000 Vehicles for Power Steering Failure

Ford is recalling almost 423,000 cars and SUVs because the power steering can fail while being driven. The recall covers 2011-2013 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS and MKT; 2011-2012 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ and 2011 Mercury Milans. The defect is that an intermittent electrical connection can cause the power steering to stop which sends […]

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Takata Recall Increased to 34 Million Vehicles

Takata has announced that it is almost doubling the size of its immense recall for defective airbags. This is the largest auto recall in history. Takata has already recalled 18 million vehicles for faulty airbags. The defective Takata airbags are being attributed to at least five deaths and numerous injuries including vision damage. The airbags […]

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App Disables Texting, but Is It Enough?

Florida Atlantic University professor, Dr. Daniel Raviv has developed a software app that can disable a cellphone from sending and receiving text messages when it’s in a vehicle moving. It only disables the phone is in the driver’s seat, not if it’s carried by a passenger. While stopping drivers from texting is important, it is […]

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Every Case Matters

At Terrell Hogan we fight for justice just as hard whether the case is big or small in the eyes of the insurance company on the other side. While we represent many clients, for each individual client their case is their only case. Since it’s important to them, it’s important to us. Take the case […]

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Ford Recalls Almost One Million Vehicles for Defects

Ford has issued a major recall for the following: 2013-2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ; 2015 Ford Edge vehicles for a problem with the steering gear motor that can result in a loss of power steering. This will not result in a total loss of steering capability, and Ford is unaware of any accidents related […]

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