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    Virginia Begins Defective Guardrail Recall

    By Steven Lawrence on February 17, 2017

    Virginia Begins ET-Plus Recall The Virginia Department of Transportation (“VDOT”) has begun it’s pilot program in replacing the defective guardrail terminal known as the ET-Plus manufactured by Trinity Industries.  After Trinity was found to have defrauded taxpayers in the largest verdict of it’s type in history, Virginia investigated the safety concerns regarding the guardrail terminal.  In it’s study, Virginia...

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    20/20 Investigates Defective Guardrail Terminals

    By Steven Lawrence on September 29, 2014

    From ABC’s automatically generated transcript (may contain errors): Will you be driving down a road to ruin without even knowing it this weekend? First on “20/20,” the change to something on the highway you never knew about. Some say it killed their loved ones. Brian Ross, asking the tough questions, looking out for you. Reporter: Just after midnight on...

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    Steven Lawrence Discusses Trinity ET-Plus with Brian Ross

    By Steven Lawrence on September 22, 2014

    Attorney Steven Lawrence Discusses Guardrails Lawrence shows what he says is the difference in two guardrail end terminal designs. More ABC news videos | Latest world news

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    Highway Guardrails Are Deadly Spears on Impact, Says Whistleblower

    By Steven Lawrence on June 12, 2014

    On a recent five-state guardrail-scouting trip from Texas to North Carolina, Harman was at the wheel at 2 a.m. Riding shotgun was Steven Lawrence, a Texas lawyer who works alongside Boies Schiller on Harman’s suit and also has filed personal injury and wrongful death suits against Trinity.

    Among Lawrence’s clients is a 37-year-old former Marine named Jay Traylor, who lost…

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    Buckley Report investigates safety of guardrails

    By Steven Lawrence on June 12, 2014

    So much, in our busy lives, we take for granted. But what if one of those things — designed to save our lives in the direst of circumstances — doesn’t do what we sometimes take for granted that it will? This edition of the Buckley Report looks into a local man’s claim of just that. And he’s not asking...

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    Lawyer seeks state probe of guardrails involved in grisly crashes

    By Steven Lawrence on February 19, 2014

    he lawyer for a Graham man who lost both legs in a crash on Interstate 40 last month said he plans to sue a company that makes highway guardrails and ask the Attorney General’s Office to investigate whether the guardrails are effective. Jay Traylor was on his way home from Raleigh on Jan. 26 when he fell asleep at...

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