On behalf of a 30-year-old Texas man who lost his wife (29) and daughter (4) when the Kia Sorento he was driving was rear-ended by an RV, Rob Ammons has filed a lawsuit. Defects in the Kia are cited as the reason the victims were killed.
The man was the belted driver of the 2016 Kia Sorento traveling on a rain-soaked interstate in Texas. His wife, who was belted, and his two children, who were secured in child seats, were passengers. When an RV traveling on the same interstate encountered traffic impeded by prior crashes on the highway, it moved out of its lane and triggered a multi-vehicle pileup in which the RV collided with the Sorento from behind.
The lawsuit claims the Sorento is defective because it is not crashworthy. Specifically, Ammons alleges that the Sorento’s front seats failed during the collision, causing extra injuries to the man’s wife and daughter and directly causing their deaths. It is further alleged that Kia failed to properly test the Sorento line of vehicles for crashworthiness and occupant protection performance in rear-end collisions.
The Ammons Law Firm handles cases nationwide, including those involving tire defects, oil rig explosions, truck accidents, plant explosions, refinery accidents, wrongful death, post-collision fires, seat belt defects, seat back defects, air bag defects, SUV rollovers and workplace negligence.