GM Ignition Switch Death Awards Issued

GM Approves $594.5 million to Compensate 399 Victims of the Faulty Ignition Switches With the January deadline coming up quickly, GM’s ignition switch compensation fund has begun to issue financial compensation to hundreds of car accident victims and their families. The latest data released by the compensation fund shows that many of the victims, … [Read more...]

GM Recalls Cars for Oil Leak, Fire Risk

General Motors Oil Leak Recall General Motors recently issued a vehicle recall after it discovered the potential for oil to leak onto the vehicles’ engines, increasing the risk of fire. The recall, which affects 1.4 million cars, trucks, and SUVs  affects the following vehicles: 1997-2004 Pontiac Grand Prix and Buick Regal; 2000-2004 … [Read more...]

U.S. Vehicle Recalls Still on the Rise

Vehicle Recall Trend Continues Through First Half of 2015 After a shocking number of people died because of a delayed ten year vehicle recall from General Motors, U.S. regulatory agencies have spent much of the last year and a half issuing safety recalls for any automotive issue. This means that 2014 had the highest number of vehicle recalls in … [Read more...]

GM CEO Will Be Deposed in Faulty Ignition Switch Trial

CEO Mary Barra of GM Will Be Deposed in Court for Faulty Ignition Switch Fatalities A newly formed multidistrict litigation (MDL) against General Motors will go to court this fall, and attorneys for the plaintiffs have announced that GM CEO Mary Barra will be deposed, along with other former GM workers involved in the faulty ignition switch … [Read more...]

Original GM Faulty Ignition Switch Whistleblowers Win Lawsuit

Parents Who Lost Child to Faulty Ignition Switch in GM Vehicle Wins Whistleblower Lawsuit faulty ignition switch problem that plagued millions of GM vehicles and is responsible for the death of over 50 people have now settled their second whistleblower lawsuit with the major vehicle manufacturer. The victim, Brooke Melton, was driving her … [Read more...]

GM Faces $10 Billion Class Action Lawsuit for Delayed Vehicle Recalls

General Motors Faces Class Action Lawsuit for $10 Billion in Losses for Delayed Vehicle Recalls General Motors has faced numerous personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits this year, related to the ignition switch defect that led to dozens of vehicle recalls for older model cars and SUVs. Now, a potential class action lawsuit has been filed … [Read more...]

Ford Issues Vehicle Recall for Escapes, Again

Ford Issues Another  Vehicle Recall for Escapes, This Time for Oil and Fuel Leaks Ford has issued a vehicle recall for its Escape, a small SUV, for the second time. The latest vehicle recall is to fix reported fuel and oil leaks. The Escape, which is one of Ford’s best-selling SUVs since it hit the market in 2012, has been recalled seven times … [Read more...]

Honda Updates Fit Vehicle Recall

Honda Issues Vehicle Recall for More Fits Honda is expanding an earlier vehicle recall of its compact Fit hatchback model, adding another 48,000 vehicles to the list. Reportedly, the recalled Fits need to have their stability control software updated. The vehicle recall announcement on Thursday, July 18th, raised the total of recalled Fits to … [Read more...]

NHTSA Investigating Potential Vehicle Recall for Honda Odysseys

Braking Problem Could Lead to Vehicle Recall for Honda The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating customer complaints about model year 2007 and 2008 Honda Odysseys. Reportedly, owners complain that the vehicles brake unexpectedly. This could lead to a vehicle recall of 344,000 vehicles. The complaints are … [Read more...]

Ford Issues Vehicle Recall for Nearly Half a Million Cars

Fire Risk Forces Ford to Issue Vehicle Recall for Almost 500,000 Cars According to reports, Ford Motor Company recently issued a vehicle recall notice for 465,000 cars due to a fuel leak that can lead to a fire hazard. Ford Motor Company says that models under the vehicle recall include the 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Interceptor … [Read more...]

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