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Recall Round-Up: March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020

Recall Round-Up: March 20, 2020 This week’s recall round-up is all about automobiles. We’ve got 3 recalls from 3 different manufacturers totaling nearly 175,000 defective vehicles. Make sure you follow our series to stay up to date on all the latest recall information. 2018-2020 Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator Jeep recalled more than 33,000 2020 Wranglers…

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Millions of Defective Airbags Under Investigation

April 26, 2019

Millions of Defective Airbags Under Investigation NHTSA announced they are expanding their investigation into 12 million vehicles for potentially defective airbags. Most of the news lately has been about exploding airbags manufactured by Takata. This investigation, however, seeks to explain why millions of airbags units manufactured by ZF have failed to deploy in an accident.…

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Uber Suspends Autonomous Driving After Pedestrian Fatality

March 20, 2018

Uber Suspends Autonomous Driving After Pedestrian Fatality An Arizona pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday evening by an Uber vehicle operating in its self-driving mode. As a result, Uber has announced the suspension of autonomous driving vehicles in all test locations: Tempe, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto. Although there was a safety driver in the…

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Motorcyclist Sues GM Over Self-Driving Crash

January 30, 2018

Motorcyclist Sues GM Over Self-Driving Crash A San Francisco motorcyclist is suing General Motors after he was struck on the highway by one of their self-driving vehicles, the GM Cruise AV. Self-driving vehicles, or autonomous vehicles, have been part of the automobile conversation for several years. We’ve seen prototypes from Google, Tesla and General Motors,…

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How Do I Know If My Car Has A Recall?

April 27, 2017

How Do I Know If My Car Has A Recall? There’s a handful of ways to know if your car has a recall. The first, and really the most important, way that you need to know, is you can look at a government website called safercar.gov and they will tell you clearly if there is…

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What should I do after a car accident injury?

April 17, 2017

 What should I do after a car accident injury?   You first need to make sure that you get appropriate medical attention. As soon as you’ve done that, you need to make sure that the vehicle is secured and is not destroyed. That’s especially true if your vehicle has been totaled for any reason because…

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What new safety features help prevent auto accidents?

March 24, 2017

What New Safety Features Help Prevent Auto Accidents? Car companies over the last twenty years have focused on safety features and technologies that can help prevent accidents. For example, there’s electronic stability control in cars. So, when someone begins to lose control of their car, the technology in the car keeps them under control. There’s…

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If a Crash is My Fault, Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

January 27, 2017

If a crash is my fault, do I need a personal injury lawyer? Oftentimes we’ll get calls from clients where they were the driver in a vehicle that resulted in a crash and were injured as result. Other times, the crash resulted in the injury or death of a passenger. The question that client has is,…

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Lawsuit Filed for Rolling Jeep Cherokee

November 14, 2016

Lawsuit Filed for Rolling Jeep Cherokee The Cooper Firm recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of an individual who sustained injuries from a rolling 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. In the case, our client thought they had placed the gear shift in park before exiting the vehicle. This confusion with the gear shift is the subject a…

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Chevy Claims 5 of Top 10 spots on Vehicle Safety Watch List

August 29, 2016

  Chevy Claims 5 of Top 10 spots on Vehicle Safety Watch List Once again, GM, and Chevy specifically, dominates the Quarterly Vehicle Safety Watch List as reported by The Safety Institute. Last quarter, the Chevy Cobalt claimed the 1st and 2nd spot on the Watch List for manufactured years 2006 and 2010 respectively. This…

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