This case involves a man who was fatally injured in a dirt bike accident that was allegedly caused by a failure in the bike’s handlebar assembly. On the date of the incident in question the man, who was an experienced dirt bike rider, was participating in a competition. During a warm up lap on the competition’s track, the grip assembly of the man’s bike separated from the bike’s handle bars, causing him to crash immediately. The man was airlifted to the hospital, where he died from his wounds the next day. It was claimed that the grip assembly of the bike had been defectively designed and / or manufactured.