He uncovered GM crisis, took on automaker when NHTSA didn’t – Detroit Free Press

The Cooper Firm In The News

He uncovered GM crisis, took on automaker when NHTSA didn’t – Detroit Free Press

by Jamie L. LaReau

Lawyer Lance Cooper doesn’t put much faith in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s ability to keep the public safe in vehicles.

And Cooper, 56, knows a little something about vehicle safety.

He’s the guy who discovered the faulty ignition switches in millions of General Motors’ cars. He blew the whistle in 2014 and it led to one of the biggest recalls in U.S. history.

In the end, 30 million GM cars worldwide were recalled and the faulty ignition switches were connected to at least 124 deaths. NHTSA did not uncover any of it.

Read the full story here.

Posted in ,

Share This

Leave a Comment





This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.