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Man Injured After Guardrail Reportedly Impales Car

“People are dying.”

Those are the words from a guardrail installer turned whistle-blower who brought a successful suit against Trinity Industries, a major guardrail manufacturer.

A Texas jury awarded $175 million against Trinity after Harman reported that the company secretly changed its federally approved product, rendering it unsafe. By law, the jury’s verdict was tripled, and earlier this year, the judge tacked on additional civil penalties of $138 million. Continue reading “Man Injured After Guardrail Reportedly Impales Car”