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GM Blamed Brooke Melton for Her Death–Then Covered Up the Real Cause – NY Post

March 10, 2020

GM Blamed Brooke Melton for Her Death–Then Covered Up the Real Cause – NY Post By Larry Getlen The police report cited the cause as, “Driver error: Driving too fast for conditions.” But in fact, the accident was due to a defect that could have been replaced for just 50 cents per car, a fact…

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Cobalt Cover-Up by Lance A. Cooper

February 25, 2020

Cobalt Cover-Up by Lance A. Cooper In 2010, Ken and Beth Melton lost their daughter Brooke in a deadly accident when she inexplicably lost control of her Chevy Cobalt. Georgia lawyer Lance Cooper agreed to investigate the cause of the crash which appeared to be Brooke’s fault. He was shocked to uncover evidence of a…

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Recall Round-Up: October 11, 2019

October 11, 2019

Recall Round-Up: October 11, 2019 This edition of Recall Round-Up features several product recalls including an infant bib from IKEA and a dresser with a tipping hazard. Plus, GM recalls a faulty key and fob that was previously recalled 5 years ago. IKEA Infant bib IKEA recalled 7,000 MATVRA infant bibs due to a potential…

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GM and Ford Recall Nearly 4 million Vehicles

September 27, 2019

GM and Ford Recall Nearly 4 million Vehicles General Motors announced a recall over 3.46 million pickup trucks and SUVs due to a potential braking hazard. According to the manufacturer, the vehicles have a faulty vacuum pump issue that affects the ability for a driver to properly brake. They have received reports of 113 accidents…

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Recall Round-Up: December 7, 2018

December 7, 2018

Recall Round-Up: December 7, 2018 Welcome to our series Recall Round-Up where we scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in the United States. This week we provide details on recalls for infant ibuprofen, IKEA, ThermCare Heatwraps and an investigation into GM. Infant Ibuprofen Three lots of infant ibuprofen were…

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Recall Round-Up: October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018

Recall Round-Up: October 12, 2018 We scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in this recurring series: Recall Round-Up. This week we cover major auto recalls from Nissan, Toyota and Ford and a solar power outdoor light sold by Home Depot and Lowe’s. Toyota Prius Toyota recently announced a…

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Recall Round-Up: September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018

Recall Round-Up: September 21, 2018 Every week we scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in this recurring series: Recall Round-Up. This week we cover a GM recall of pick-up trucks and SUVs, a Nissan recall for rear brake defects, an E. coli contamination, and a flammable daybed from…

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GM Recalls Over 1 Million Vehicles for Power Steering Defect

September 14, 2018

GM Recalls Over 1 Million Vehicles for Power Steering Defect GM Announced this week they were recalling over 1 million trucks and SUVs due to a possible electric power steering defect.  The vehicles in question may experience a sudden loss of power steering which may increase the risk of crash. The vehicles included in this…

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Nissan Altima Claims Top 5 Spot on Vehicle Safety Watch List

April 11, 2018

Nissan Altima Claims Top 5 Spot on Vehicle Safety Watch List The Safety Institute released its Quarterly Vehicle Safety Watch List and Nissan Altima claimed a top 5 spot for the first time. The 2013 Nissan Altima was named #4 on the list due to a recent safety recall for a faulty hood latch. Starting…

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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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