BMX Legend Mat Hoffman Suffers Skull Fracture and TBI in Volvo Seat Back Failure
Nov 24, 2021
Jeff Wigington of Wigington Rumley Dunn & Blair, LLP represents BMX Hall of Famer Mat Hoffman who suffered a skull fracture and traumatic brain injuries when a defective seat back failed during a collision involving a 2015 Volvo V60. Hoffman's lawsuit was filed in November 2021 in a state district court in Oklahoma City against Volvo Cars of North America LLC, Volvo Car USA LLC, Volvo Group North America LLC, and Volvo Car Corporation. (Click here to read the Plaintiff's Original Petition in its entirety.)
Jeff Wigington explains, "People don’t expect their car seats to collapse and they don’t expect to get ejected out of the seat when they are wearing their seatbelt. This is exactly what happened to Mr. Hoffman and as a result he suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury.”
News coverage includes:
· "Pro BMX rider from Oklahoma sues Volvo for negligence," written by Hicham Raache and published by KFOR - Oklahoma City on November 9, 2021 (VIDEO).
· "BMX Star Mat Hoffman Says Volvo Defect Caused Brain Injury," by Max Jaeger and published by Law360 on November 10, 2021.