Injuries & Litigation

Roof Crush

Ford F350 Rollover & Roof Crush Lawsuits

In F-350 Ford Truck Rollovers, the extreme weight of the truck which often is over 9-10,000+ lbs. can cause severe roof pillar collapse often trapping and killing the victims in the truck. In Ford F350 Super Duty  & Ford F250 rollover accidents the occupants can suffer severe closed head injuries, spinal cord injuries, quadriplegia, brain damage, paraplegia, positional asphyxia / suffocation and even death. Thicker metal and better welding are needed in the roof  structure to withstand high rollover energy form such a heavy pickup. Get Help Now - Call 1-800-468-4878  

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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.

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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.