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John Deere Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Published November 2, 2010 by Scott Gottlieb, Injury Law Attorney

The family and estate of a young man who was killed when he was thrown from a John Deere bulldozer during heavy equipment operator school at Associated Training Services of Texas has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, reports the Southeast Texas Record.

The lawsuit has been filed against Indiana Mills & Manufacturing Inc. and Deere & Co.

The original complaint states the student traveled over a ridge of dirt and then on to a slope when he was thrown from the bulldozer to the ground. The Dozer continued moving and ran over the young man, killing him.

Indiana Mills & Manufacturing is accused of negligence and strict liability over the design and function of its seatbelt and buckle. John Deere is accused of negligence and strict liability for using an unsafe seatbelt and for failing to use due care and caution in the design and manufacture of the Dozer.

The family is asking for wrongful death damages, survival damages, compensatory damages, interest, and court costs.

Scott C. Gottlieb, Injury Law Attorney, has vast experience dealing with wrongful death cases. If you feel that you or a loved one has suffered due to wrongful death, call our firm at 800-825-5529 or visit our web site. There is no case-review cost.

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