The Bodiford Law Group represents seriuously injured people throughout Florida and the nation, including people in Orlando, Winter Park, Lakeland,
Kissimmee Daytona Beach, Gainesville, Melbourne, Tampa, Tallahassee, Miami, Panama City, Orange County, Osceola County, Seminole County, Brevard
County, Volusia County, Flagler County, Alachua County and people injured on I-95, I-75, and I-4.
Motor Vehicles Accidents
Car, Motorcycle and Bicycle
Accidents with Commercial
Air Bag Failure
Defective Fuel Systems
Child Safety Seats
Door Latch Design Defects
Auto Glass Defects
Conversion Van Accidents
Roof Crush Defects
Product Liability Case Results
Defective Jaw Implant Device
In 1997, a substantial recovery was made on behalf of our client who was the victim of a defective jaw
implant device. The device broke apart inside her head and resulted in screws floating in her brain area.
Suit was brought in Missouri and in Texas against the seller and designer of the implant. After opting out
of the class action, which was going to produce a very small sum for the victim of this horrible device, the
case settled for a confidential amount.
A father of two passed away when he was working in his body shop using a grinding wheel. The grinding
wheel suddenly exploded, and a piece of the wheel went through his chest and punctured his heart. The
firm, through investigation, determined that the manufacture of the grinding wheel knew for years of the
wheels exploding when used with pistol grip air sanders but yet failed to warn the public or put any
warning on the wheel itself that would advise the user of the dangers of its use in combination with the
hand held grinder. A confidential settlement in that case was reached just days before the trial was to
Industrial Machine with Proper Guard Crushes Victims Arm
Many times industrial products are dangerous but the danger can be reduced by either placing a guard on
the machinery or warning against the danger. These basic engineering principles came into play in a
case where the plaintiff was represented by the firm in which his arm was sucked into a rock crushing
machine. The firm hired expert witnesses who showed the feasibility of using a very simple guard to place
over the pinch point or nip point in which his arm was caught. Also, it was suggested that a better warning
could have been used which would have probably prevented the accident from happening. The parties
settled for a confidential amount.
Fiedler v. Ford: Ford has agreed to settle a case involving a 1994 Ford Explorer. The Explorer was struck in the left
rear and went into a spin resulting in a side impact with a large light pole. Howard Fiedler hit his head on the B pillar
during the collision which had a delta v of 15 mph, and he suffered a severe head injury. Plaintiff argued the pillar
should have been padded similarly to the now existing FMVSS 201 standard. Raymond Bodiford represented the
Contact the Florida personal injury Lawyers at The Bodiford Law Group today for your free initial consultation. You
can contact us at 407-423-9728 or by using the online contact form.