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Ford F-350 Pickup Roof Failure Defect Lawsuit

F-350 Ford Pickup Trucks are too heavy to support its own weight !!!

The roof pillars, roof header and roof frame of a F350 will not withstand the weight of this truck in a  typical rollover accident. A F350 weighs over 8700 lbs empty and over 10,000 lbs with optional dually tires (dual wheels in the rear) and 4 wheel drive. This massive weight along with the forces & energies experienced  in a rollover, can cause massive roof failure, door openings, ejections  subjecting its occupants to severe closed head injuries, spinal cord injuries, quadriplegia, brain damage, paraplegia, positional asphyxia / suffocation and death. We have great rollover experts and engineers to assist. We have handled many F350 cases in the past 30 years. Call Us Now at 1-800-468-4878 to Talk to a Lawyer. Get Immediate Help   

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Designing vehicles with stronger roofs padded or cushioned interiors, airbags, side curtain airbags, better seatbelts, but the best device has been the addition of the  Electronic Stability Control (ESC) or rollover computer to help prevent vehicles from losing control and rolling over in the first place.

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Injuries from a rollover type of roof crush are usually severe and often fatal. When the roof crushes the occupant's head and spinal cord are the first to be impacted and loaded resulting in closed head injuries, paralysis, paraplegia, quadriplegia, suffocation, amputations & deaths. 

Roof crush deformations can be mild to severe. There are 4 main types of roof crush patterns including:

  • Shearing Side Movement
  • Cathedral Roof Collapse
  • M- Shaped Roof Collapse
  • FMVSS-216 Roof Test Protocol

Each of these roof failure can present different types of potential injuries.

  Types of Failures         Roof Crush Injuries

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