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No Accident: Inside GM’s deadly ignition switch scandal – Atlanta Magazine

January 10, 2016

No Accident: Inside GM’s deadly ignition switch scandal Marietta attorney Lance Cooper was looking for answers behind a single crash. What he found led to a recall of 30 million vehicles. Over the years, as he’s represented victims and survivors of horrific car accidents, Cooper has come to believe that federal regulations can do only…

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What happens if you miss a recall?

January 8, 2016

What happens if you miss a recall? With only 70 percent of recalled vehicles ever being fixed, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of vehicles on the road with open recalls and defects today. Some of this is due to owners ignoring recalls. Another large part is that owners never get…

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Arbitration Clauses: The Slow Silent Death of Equal Justice Under Law

November 30, 2015

Arbitration Clauses: The Slow Silent Death of Equal Justice Under Law Over the lintel of the U.S. Supreme Court are these words: Equal Just Under Law. That’s the cherished hope and the dream of a fair and impartial judicial system, namely, that blind lady holding the scales of justice. Yet, those hopes and dreams are more…

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Volvo says it will accept full liability for driverless car accidents in its cars

October 27, 2015

Volvo says it will accept full liability for driverless car accidents in its cars Volvo recently announced that it will be accepting full liability for accidents that involve driverless vehicles. It is one of the first automakers to make that announcement. For quite some time,the driverless vehicles debate has argued who will be responsible if a…

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CPSC may ban toxic flame retardants in household products

October 23, 2015

CPSC may ban toxic flame retardants in household products The Consumer Product Safety Commission is seeking to ban chemically related flame retardants from children’s products, furniture, mattresses and household electronics. Although the agency’s job is usually to enforce recalls of defective products, the chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission wants to start forcing toxic…

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428,000 VW Diesel Vehicles Violated Emissions Standards

September 30, 2015

428,000 VW Diesel Vehicles Violated Emissions Standards Volkswagen AG violated federal law by allowing 482,000 diesel VW and Audi cars sold since 2009 to evade emissions requirements by using sophisticated software to alter the results. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of California made the announcement regarding one of VW biggest sellers in…

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VW spent two years trying to cover a security flaw

September 29, 2015

VW spent two years trying to cover a security flaw Volkswagen, the world’s largest automaker, has left thousands of consumers at risk for car-hacking over the past two years and has tried to cover it up. “Keyless” car theft is on the rise. It is especially a problem in Europe accounting for 42 percent of…

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Automakers Sued Over Keyless Ignition Dangers and Deaths

September 1, 2015

Automakers Sued Over Keyless Ignition Dangers and Deaths Deaths have mounted, but little has been done to solve the issue of the killer keyless ignition. Now, a New York law firm has taken action into their own hands and has filed a nationwide consumer class action lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court against 10 automakers…

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Uber Driver Sued for Sexually Assaulting Teen

August 11, 2015

Uber Driver Sued for Sexually Assaulting Teen Uber is once again going back to court and not holding up to its claims of trustworthiness. A mother of a 13-year-old girl is suing Uber and one of its drivers after the driver sexually assaulted her daughter. Isagani A. Marin, a driver for Uber, drove the 13-year-old…

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Collision Gap Remains for Uber and Lyft Drivers, Even After New Laws

August 5, 2015

Collision Gap Remains for Uber and Lyft Drivers, Even After New Laws Uber and Lyft Drivers have extended insurance coverage to the primary stage for its drivers, but a collision gap still remains. A new law recently went into effect in 19 states which requires ride-share drivers and companies to have liability insurance coverage during…

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