Injuries & Litigation

Roof Crush

Ford F150 Rollover Accidents & Roof Crush

   Ford 150 pickup truck is one Ford's best selling truck. Sadly the roofs aren't as tough as Ford would like the buyers believe. Roof failure and roof pillar collapse in F150's can cause closed head injuries, spinal cord injuries, blunt trauma to the chest and other severe injuries. With the introduction of side curtain airbags and electronic stability control the numbers of F150 rollovers are less, but when they do happen, bad things can happen to the occupants. If you or a loved one have been injured, call us now, as a vehicle & rollover accident scene Investigation is CRITICAL ! 

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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 failures can be mild to severe. There are four main types of roof crush patterns include:

  • Cathedral Roof Collapse
  • M- Shaped Roof Deformation
  • Shear Sideways & FMVSS 216

Each of these collapses present different types of potential injuries.

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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.