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Vehicle Safety Technology Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles after Vehicle Hack

July 31, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles after Vehicle Hack Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is recalling 4.1 million vehicles susceptible to cyber attacks after hackers demonstrated how easy it was to control a Jeep. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched an investigation following the announcement of the recall with concerns of the security of…

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Tires - The Cooper Firm

Goodyear Runs Flat: Company Sanctioned For Hiding Tire Testing

July 30, 2015

Goodyear Runs Flat: Company Sanctioned For Hiding Tire Testing Discovery in litigation is the process through which people injured by a defective product can get information and documents from the product manufacturer. You can ask the company questions and request documents and things from the company files. This discovery process is the life’s blood of…

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Tire Industry Association and Safety Advocate Groups Team Up to Support Tire Recall and Recovery Reform

July 24, 2015

Tire Industry Association and Safety Advocate Groups Team Up to Support Tire Recall and Recovery Reform Safety advocates and the Tire Industry Association agree that technology which would allow electronic scanning of tires is the only way to reform tire recall procedures to guarantee full recovery of defective tires. The Tire Industry Association (TIA), The…

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Cobb Personal Injury Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Distracted Teen Drivers are worse than thought

July 23, 2015

Distracted Teen Drivers are worse than thought Although we all knew that distractions played a big role in teen car crashes, data revealed that it is much worse than we ever thought. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed nearly 1,700 videos that captured teen drivers in moments leading up to a car crash. The…

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Proposed Legislation Would Allow Rental Cars under Recall to be rented

July 16, 2015

Proposed Legislation Would Allow Rental Cars under Recall to be rented A recent proposed bill would allow rental car companies to rent recalled vehicles that haven’t been repaired, as long as it is disclosed to the consumers. The bill is a huge step back in regards to safety efforts. South Dakota Senator John Thune at…

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Ignition Switch Attorney - Lance Cooper

Vehicle Theft Prevention Month – Georgia listed in top five states for vehicle theft

July 7, 2015

July – Vehicle Theft Prevention Month Georgia listed in top five states for vehicle theft While it may seem tempting to leave your windows down slightly on a hot July day, you may be giving someone the perfect opportunity to steal. July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month. It is also the month where more cars…

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NHTSA changes early-warning system after DOT reveals flaws in audit

June 30, 2015

NHTSA changes early-warning system after DOT reveals flaws in audit The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require automakers to provide more details with tighter scrutiny on its quarterly reports about possible safety defects and crashes. The U.S. Transportation Department’s Office of Inspector General just released its audit of the federal safety agency, and the…

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Vehicle Safety Technology Attorney - The Cooper Firm

General Motors says it owns part of your car, but you just license it

June 11, 2015

General Motors says it owns part of your car, but you just license it Remember that car you spent thousands of dollars on? General Motors says you don’t own parts of it. They are pretty crucial parts too. During a hearing conducted by the US Copyright Office, a GM attorney said that the company believes…

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How You Could Be Signing Away Your Right to Trial by Jury Without Knowing

June 4, 2015

How You Could Be Signing Away Your Right to Trial by Jury Without Knowing The right to trial by jury is vital to our country’s legal system. Our founding fathers revered the right to jury trial.  It was cited in the Declaration of Independence and in three separate places in the Bill of Rights. Unfortunately,…

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Auto Recall Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Click it or Ticket – A bad habit could cost you your life

May 18, 2015

Click it or Ticket – A bad habit could cost you your life Buckling up is the single most effective way to avoid being killed in a car crash, but many vehicle occupants fail to buckle up every car ride. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 9,580 unbelted vehicle occupants that…

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