Yamaha Rhino ATVs Linked to Rollover Accidents

October 10, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
If you have suffered serious injuries or lost a loved one because of a Yamaha Rhino ATV rollover accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Several factors will be considered in determining your eligibility for compensation, including the nature of your injuries, the speed of the vehicle, the type of terrain and sharpness of the turn.
Damages
Yamaha Rhino ATV rollover accidents can result in a number of serious injuries, including broken and crushed legs, ankles, and feet and broken arms. Permanent disfigurement and amputation can result from these injuries. Rollover accidents can also result in the deaths of youth riders.
Company(ies)
Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A.
Additional Details
Yamaha Rhino All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are motorized vehicles that are used for off-road recreational riding and racing. In addition, they provide transportation for the purposes of herding livestock, ranching, farming, rescue efforts in remote areas, and cargo transportation.
Date
In March 2009, Yamaha announced a repair program for Rhino 50, 660, and 700 models to address rollover safety defects.