It’s Time to Address Critical Safety Recalls for Your Vehicle

It’s Time to Address Critical Safety Recalls for Your Vehicle 2017 has seen massive recalls over defective air bags and seat belts—two critical vehicle occupant safety features. To procrastinate over dealing with these recalls, or to flat out ignore them, is to put your life and the lives of your passengers in constant danger. Air […]

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March 2017 Recall Overview

March 2017 Recall Overview Air Bag Issue Sparks GM Recall of Older Sports Cars General Motors is recalling 107,000 older sports cars worldwide because a faulty sensor can disable the front passenger air bag. Read more Air Bag, Console Issues Prompt Mercedes-Benz Recalls Affecting Nearly 20,000 Cars Mercedes-Benz has recalled 12,456 E-Class 2017 vehicles because […]

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January 2017 Recall Overview

January 2017 Recall Overview Volkswagen Recalls 136,000 Cars Over Anti-Lock Brake Issue Volkswagen Group of America is recalling nearly 136,000 Audi and Volkswagen autos to fix potential problems with their antilock brake systems. Read more Mercedes-Benz Recalls 48,000 New Models Over Software Glitch Mercedes-Benz has recalled 47,766 model year 2016 and 2017 vehicles because faulty […]

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Mercedes-Benz Recalls 48,000 New Models Over Air Bag Software Glitch

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 48,000 New Models Over Software Glitch Mercedes-Benz has recalled 47,766 model year 2016 and 2017 vehicles because faulty software might register the front passenger occupant as a child seat and deactivate the air bag. Fourteen models are affected: GL350 4Matic Bluetec GL550 4Matic GLE350 4Matic GLE43 AMG Coupe GLE450 4Matic GLE300d 4Matic GLE350, […]

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Volkswagen Recalls 136,000 Cars Over Anti-Lock Brake Issue

Volkswagen Recalls 136,000 Cars Over Anti-Lock Brake Issue Volkswagen Group of America is recalling nearly 136,000 Audi and Volkswagen autos to fix potential problems with their antilock brake systems. The recall covers 135,683 vehicles. Affected are: 2009-10 Volkswagen Jetta A5 sedans 2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sport Wagen, 2009 Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles 2010 […]

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Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan Vehicles Investigated for Brake Issues

Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan Vehicles Investigated for Brake Issues Three crashes and more than 140 complaints have prompted a federal investigation into a potentially serious brake issue with Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan cars manufactured between 2007 and 2009. Owners have complained that after the anti-lock brakes activate, brake pedals go “soft” and travel all […]

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New Trucker Drug Use Database Will Save Lives, Close Loophole

New Trucker Drug Use Database Will Save Lives, Close Loophole After nearly a two year delay, a new federal rule is expected to be signed into law that would establish a national database of commercial truck drivers who either failed or refused to take a drug test. This new federal resource, officially known as the […]

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Car Makers and Dealers Should Make Recall Fixes Easier for Consumers

Car Makers and Dealers Should Make Recall Fixes Easier for Consumers Are you ignoring a critical recall affecting your vehicle? According to the data, many of us are, whether we know it or not. Record numbers of vehicle owners are ignoring, or are unaware of, critical recalls affecting their day-to-day safety. Specifically, more than 45 […]

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Paralyzed Motorcycle Rider Sues Yamaha Over Throttle Defect

Paralyzed Motorcycle Rider Sues Yamaha Over Throttle Defect (Corpus Christ, TX) — A Texas man is suing Yamaha Motor Co. claiming a defective throttle that was the subject of safety bulletin to dealers but not disclosed to owners resulted in his paralyzing injuries. Isaac De Lua-Ruiz, 36, was thrown off the 2014 FZ-09 Yamaha motorcycle […]

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Edwards’ Verdict for Head Injury Is Among Top in the Nation

Edwards’ Verdict for Head Injury Is Among Top in the Nation The Edwards Law Firm and The Blanco Law Firm obtained one of the highest verdicts in the nation in 2015, and will be featured in the April 2016 edition of The National Law Journal. Billy Edwards and Alejandro Blanco secured a verdict of $31,331,636 […]

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