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How to File a Vehicle Safety Complaint

July 5, 2016

How to File a Vehicle Safety Complaint The past several years have seen an incredible number of recalls on vehicles for safety reasons. Between defective airbags, sudden accelerations, and exploding gas tanks, we see the federal government taking your safety very seriously and holding automakers responsible. You may be wondering how you, the driver, may have…

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Prepare Your Teen Driver with Safety Tips from NHTSA

June 1, 2016

School’s Out! Prepare Your Teen Driver with safety tips from NHTSA Prepare your child for a safe driving experience with these safety tips from the NHTSA (National Highway Transportation Safety Administration). Summer has arrived! This means endless trips to the pool, to the lake, to friend’s houses, to lunch, to the beach…you get the idea. If…

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Chevy Dominates Safety Watch List of Top 15 Potential Vehicle Defects

May 5, 2016

Ongoing Electrical Problems Cause Chevy to Dominate Quarterly Watch List of Potential Vehicle Defects The Safety Institute recently announced its quarterly ‘Vehicle Safety Watch List of the Top 15 Potential Vehicle Defects’ and Chevy vehicles claimed 8 of the 15 spots. Among those listed, the Chevy Cobalt is named 5 separate times for its 2006-2010 model years. It comes as…

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Not all advanced safety features are created equal

April 27, 2016

Not all advanced safety features are created equal Although Consumer Reports highly recommends advanced safety features on vehicles, they recently shared that not all of these systems are created equal. This especially true for those systems that have forward collision warning. After several vehicles were manufactured with upgraded safety features, Consumer Reports revised its car…

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Pedestrian Deaths Increasing More than Ever

April 25, 2016

Pedestrian Deaths Increasing More than Ever Walking is supposed to be good for you – right? Not if it’s deadly. According to an analysis of preliminary state traffic fatality data, pedestrian deaths grew 10 percent last year, 2015. Unfortunately, this is the largest year-to year increase in pedestrian deaths since 1975, and that is when…

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The Cooper Firm Settles First-of-its-Kind Exploding Airbag Case for Confidential Amount

April 19, 2016

Featured Case: The Cooper Firm Settles First-of-its-Kind Exploding Airbag Case for Confidential Amount In April, 2014, our client was driving a 2004 Kia Optima when another vehicle pulled in front of her, causing her to brake, lose control of her vehicle, and hit a wall head-on at low speed. The impact caused her driver’s side…

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Yielding Car Seats: Death At The Weakest Link

April 19, 2016

Yielding Car Seats: Death At The Weakest Link We all know the many analogies. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. A three-legged stool can’t stand on two legs.   For want of a shoe the rider was lost. The iron man had clay feet. If you’ve left anything undone, you’ve left everything…

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Your Next Car Could Tell You When You’re Not Paying Attention

April 18, 2016

Your Next Car Could Tell You When You’re Not Paying Attention Since fully autonomous vehicles are still many years away from infiltrating the auto market, automakers are developing technology that will allow vehicles to determine if its human driver is paying attention to the road. Distracted driving is a growing and deadly problem. According to…

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Consumer Reports Suggest Buying Cars with Advanced Safety Systems

April 11, 2016

Consumer Reports Suggest Buying Cars with Advanced Safety Systems Consumer Reports is urging consumers to consider vehicles with active safety systems whenever purchasing a new vehicle. Automakers have recently developed several advanced technology systems to help drivers avoid accidents. Initially, these systems were only offered by a few select automakers and usually on vehicles with…

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Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is

April 4, 2016

Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is No, we are not talking about convertible-top cars and that beloved T-Bird, although there may come a time when your teen really really wants one (and lets you know several times an hour).    Rather, we are talking about convertible car seats, and…

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