Federal Investigation Started in GM Due to Seat Belt Recall of 1.4 Million Vehicles

June 14th, 2019

In 2014, General Motors recalled 1.4 million vehicles – Chevrolet Traverses, GMC Arcadias, Buick Enclaves, and Saturn Outlooks for a seat belt issue. Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has started an investigation regarding the effectiveness of the recall remedy. There were four complaints about the recall – which was because a risk that […]

Rhode Island and Massachusetts Car Accident Lawyer Best Practices: Chrysler Recalls Dodge Dart Vehicles for Rollaway Risk

April 26th, 2019

Consumer Report has recently reported over 298,439 Dodge Dart sedans is being recalled. Dodge Darts from the model years 2013-2016 are being recalled due to a malfunction in the gear selector, resulting in the vehicle rolling away even if drivers think they have put their car into Park. This malfunction will still allow the driver […]

Rhode Island Car Accident lawyer Best Practices: Volkswagen Recalls more than 56K Cars

April 3rd, 2019

According to ABC News, Volkswagen is recalling over 56,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because of the rear coil springs. These coil springs can break without warning, causing the driver to lose control of their vehicles – inevitability resulting in a potential motor vehicle accident. The recall covers certain 2015 through 2015 Golf hatchbacks, […]

High Chair Recall: Due to Risk of Falls and Personal Injuries

January 23rd, 2019

When you are a parent, your child is one of the most important things in the world. Protecting them and making sure they are safe is one of the highest priorities as well. Recently, Skip Hop is recalling more than 32,000 high chairs due to fall and personal injury hazards. According to the Consumer Product […]

GM Ignition Switch Update: GM Withheld Massive Replacement Parts Order

November 11th, 2014

The General Motors ignition switch scandal has been going on for months now, but shows no signs of slowing down.   Back in April we wrote in our RI Personal Injury Law blog about the massive GM recall from this defect.  The Wall Street Journal now reports that a set of emails, not previously disclosed, shows GM placing an “urgent” order for 500,000 replacement […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer: Why Are Recalled Jeeps Still Not Repaired?

August 8th, 2014

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is demanding answers from Chrysler regarding the amount of time it is taking for repairs promised as part of a June 2013 recall of Jeep sport utility vehicles. Federal investigators, as well as RI personal injury attorneys, expressed concerns about these vehicles’ rear-mounted fuel tanks after at least […]

Rhode Island Personal Injury Lawyer: Toprol XL Recall

July 25th, 2014

In 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a recall for the widely used heart drug Toprol XL after years of warnings about its generic counterparts. As discussed in a June 2014 New York Times article, Dr. Harry Lever of the Cleveland Clinic has been warning nearly anyone who would listen of his growing […]

Cranston Personal Injury Lawyer: General Motors Places Price Tag on Life

July 22nd, 2014

Kenneth Feinberg is the lawyer best known for setting victims’ compensation plans for injuries sustained on 9/11, the BP oil disaster, and now GM’s recent vehicle recalls. In other words, he values people’s worth. In June 2014 Mr. Feinberg outlined the detailed strategy that General Motors Co. will follow in making payouts to the injured […]

Everything You Should Know About GM’s Ignition Switch Recall

April 15th, 2014

General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced Thursday, April 10, that she placed two GM engineers on paid leave following an ongoing internal investigation into the faulty ignition switches that caused the recall of 2.62 million vehicles worldwide. The ignition switches on several GM models, including the Chevrolet Cobalt, revealed to be faulty as they were […]