Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Distracted Driving is Everyone’s Problem

According to Distraction.gov, 3,179 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured, in vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2014. Distraction.gov is the official website for efforts by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration addressing the dangers of this all-to-common hazard. In what has become a national and international epidemic, The Centers for Disease Control reports that […]

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Terrell Hogan Offers Free Distracted Driving Presentations

To make April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month more effective, Terrell Hogan is reminding schools, non-profits and employers that it offers free distracted driving presentations year round. With distracted driving claiming 3,179 lives and injuring 431,000 in the U.S. in 2014, action is required to make the roadways safer for everyone. “Distracted driving is an epidemic,” said Wayne Hogan, president of Terrell Hogan. […]

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Jury Awards Man $650,000 in Complex Liability Case

Recently, a Duval County jury returned a verdict of $650,000 in favor of our client. The 34 year- old truck driver for a bread company was permanently injured on March 2, 2009 in a crash involving a stalled U-Haul truck and a semi truck. The case revolved around the issue of liability and who was […]

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Be Sure to Move Over Florida!

Florida’s “Move Over” law went into effect in 2002, and it was expanded in 2014 to protect operators of sanitation, utility service vehicles and wreckers. The law requires drivers to move over one lane or slow down to 20 miles per hour below the speed limit when approaching any authorized vehicle or wrecker displaying rotating […]

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Hyundai Recalling Over 300,000 Vehicles for Brake Light Problem

Hyundai is recalling over 300,000 2011 and 2012 Sonatas because the brake lights can stay on even when the driver isn’t using the brake. The defect is caused by the stopper pad between the brake pedal and the plunger that turns the lights on. The stopper pad can deteriorate which makes the plunger stick and […]

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VW Emission Scandal Continues to Worsen

Internal investigation has discovered massive inconsistencies and cover up of Volkswagen’s ability to cheat on emission tests. The company has been steadfast in its statement the devices used to “cheat” on emission tests were only on the 11 million cars worldwide that were previously disclosed. However the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources […]

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NHTSA Imposes Historic Fine on Takata for Defective Airbags

Takata has been fined $70 million as part of a consent order with U.S. safety regulators.  The company has also agreed to a federal safety monitor and will receive $130 million more in fines for failure to follow the agreement. The agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration imposes a total civil penalty of more […]

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Tire Recall System Overhauled/Over 500 Deaths a Year

Over the years, we, at Terrell Hogan, have emphasized the dangers of defective tires to consumers and their families. And, we’ve addressed how to check your tires for safety. (Be Aware of Your Aging Tires!). Since then, our law firm has highlighted recalls of dangerous tires and defective tire valves. This has become a rerun […]

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Fiat Chrysler to Pay Record $105 Million Penalty

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has penalized Fiat Chrysler because the company had significantly underreported the number of death and injury claims due to defective vehicles.  NHTSA said that there are serious flaws in Fiat Chrysler’s collecting and and reporting the claims data, as required by federal law. U.S. DOT announces Fiat Chrysler enforcement action  Fiat […]

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GM Settles for $900 Million Over Defective Ignition Switches

General Motors has agreed to pay $900 million as a settlement for misleading the government and concealing information from investigators on defective ignition switches that have been connected to at least 124 deaths. GM will be monitored for its safety practices over the next few years. GM’s CEO Mary Barra reportedly had 15 executives of […]

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