Practice Area

Auto Design Liability Litigation


Cetrulo LLP is nationally renowned for representing auto industry leaders in the defense of design defect and roll-over litigation. Our distinguished clientele has included: American Motors Corporation, Chrysler Corporation, Freightliner Corporation, Guardian Industries, Inc., Renault Corporation, Suzuki Motor Corporation (and American Suzuki Motor Corporation), Volvo-White Heavy Truck Corporation, and White Motor Corporation.

With perspective and precision, we aim for a speedy and economical resolution of defective auto design liability claims. By leveraging the firm’s expertise and contacts from complementary practice areas such as personal injury and general products liability, we offer comprehensive auto design defect liability representation. Our ability to engage respected consultants and expert witnesses from a cross-section of industries is a hallmark of our firm’s legal practice.

Our attorneys have far-ranging experience steering automobile and auto parts manufacturers through truck and car design defect litigation involving:

  • Fire origin and investigation
  • Unintentional acceleration
  • Sightline and guarding design
  • Lemon Law claims and hearings
  • Rollover stability
  • Crashworthiness and roof crush resistance
  • Airbag deployment
  • Brake systems
  • Written and audible warnings
  • Heating systems
  • Seatbelts and active restraint systems