Toyota Sued By Family Who Lost Father In fatal Toyota 4Runner Rollover Accident

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The widow and her 10 children are suing Toyota Motor Company for the wrongful death of husband and father, Salvador Melchor in a fatal Toyota 4Runner rollover accident. The case was filed in California Superior Court, County of San Bernardino, Case # CIVRS807308. The national automobile defect law firm Bisnar Chase is representing the Melchors.

A widow and her 10 dear children have lost the family patriarch and provider. Yet companies like Toyota continue to manufacture vehicles with known defects, ignoring the pain and suffering those defects cause. For $100 Toyota could have made the 4Runner a much more stable, crash-worthy vehicle and the Melchor children would still have their father.

The widow and her 10 children are suing Toyota Motor Company for the wrongful death of husband and father, Salvador Melchor in a fatal Toyota 4Runner rollover accident. The case was filed in California Superior Court, County of San Bernardino, before Case #CIVRS807308. The national automobile defect law firm Bisnar Chase is representing the Melchors.

On July 18, 2007, Salvador Melchor was driving his 2000 Toyota 4Runner and his wife, Eustolia was a passenger. The Melchors were properly restrained as they traveled south toward Hermosillo, Sonora on Highway 15 Mexico-Nogales. The vehicle suddenly left the roadway and veered to the right. As Salvador Melchor performed a left turn, attempting to correct the vehicle, the Toyota 4Runner crossed the traffic lanes, the highway divider and rolled over. This crushed the vehicle's roof, causing catastrophic injuries to Salvador and severe injuries to Eustolia. Salvador Melchor died at the scene, before emergency personnel could arrive.

According to the lawsuit, Toyota knew the 4Runner had a tendency to rollover and could not protect passengers in a rollover accident. The Melchor family is suing Toyota for the wrongful death of their husband and father, Salvador, and is asking for medical, funeral and burial expense; loss of past and future earnings and earning capacity; general damages including wrongful death, personal injuries and pain and suffering and court costs.

"In my career I've litigated countless wrongful death cases against automobile manufacturers, but the Melchor case is particularly heart-rending," said John Bisnar, founder and partner at Bisnar Chase. "A widow and her 10 dear children have lost the family patriarch and provider. Yet companies like Toyota continue to manufacture vehicles with known defects, ignoring the pain and suffering those defects cause. For $100 Toyota could have made the 4Runner a much more stable, crash-worthy vehicle and the Melchor children would still have their father."

About Bisnar Chase
Bisnar Chase is a national auto defect law firm that represents people who have been very seriously injured in an auto accident due to an auto defect. They have won numerous cases for their clients against Ford, General Motors, Chrysler and most of the Japanese manufacturers. For more information, visit: http://www.autodefect.com.

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