Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

4/14/11 – Ford Has Expanded Recall of F-150’s By More Than a Million Vehicles

Under pressure from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ford Motor Co. has expanded a recall of the F-150 pickup trucks to include nearly 1.2 million vehicles that may have defective air bags. The expanded recall is for a possible short-circuit that could cause airbags to deploy unexpectedly, and involves nearly 1.2 million F-150 pickup trucks […]

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What To Do If You Are In An Automobile Accident

In case of an auto accident, please keep this in your car with your insurance and registration information. Avoid A Second Accident Remain Calm. Stop safely. Turn emergency lights on. Watch for oncoming traffic. Calls To Make Call the police Call your insurance carrier. Identify Witnesses Be sure to ask witnesses for their complete address and contact […]

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2/23/11 Ford recalls 144,000 F-150 trucks due to airbag problems

There has been a recall of the 2005 and 2006 model Ford F-150 pickup trucks is due to inadvertent airbag deployment. There have been no deaths, but injuries have been reported. Ford said that it would recall 144,000 F-150 pickup trucks because front-seat airbags could inflate without the vehicle being involved in a collision.  The automaker […]

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1/3/11 – Ford and Chrysler Recall Thousands of Vehicles to Address Potential Hazards

Chrysler Group and Ford Motor Company both issued multiple recalls of trucks and SUVs to address steering, air bag,  potential stalling problems, and electrical issues. According to the recall information, Chrysler has recalled more than 121,000 vehicles in two recalls involving the 2009 Dodge Journey crossover and the 2011 Ram 1500 pickup. The recall of […]

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08/30/10 – Ford is Recalling 1998-2003 Windstar Over Rear Axle Cracking

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that Ford is recalling 462,750 1998-2003 Windstar minivans because the rear axle could fracture and increase the risk of a crash. The recalled vehicles were manufactured from September 1, 1997, through February 28, 2003.  NHTSA said that after so many years of vehicle service in these areas, […]

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8/18/10 – General Motors Recalls More Than 243,000 Crossovers.

The 2010 GMC Acadia is among the vehicles recalled for potential safety-belt problems.General Motors is recalling 243,403 Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook SUVs from the 2009 and 2010 model years. The car maker says it has to inspect and possibly repair seat-belt buckles in the second row of seats because they […]

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Mazda Recalls 500,000 Cars for Power Steering Problems

UPDATE: Mazda officials have extended the the Mazda 3 and Mazda 5 recall over power steering issues, announced for 214,000 units, to 514,000 units world wide. Mazda announced a recall of over 500,000 units in order to fix a problem of the power steering system. This recall is the biggest action of this time in […]

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4/15/10 Mazda to recall 900,000 faulty vehicles

Automaker Mazda has joined other Japanese car manufacturers to recall nearly 90,000 vehicles sold in Japan and China because of an oil hose defect.  The company said in a Thursday statement that the recalls will target Mazda 3 or Axela model cars assembled between January 2006 and March 2009.  Most of the affected passenger cars, […]

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4/13/10 Sales of Lexus GX 460 halted by Toyota

Toyota is temporarily halting sales of the 2010 Lexus GX 460 after Consumer Reports issued a rare “Don’t Buy” warning amid concerns the large SUV has handling problems that could cause it to roll over during sharp turns.  Toyota has asked its dealers to temporarily suspend sales of the SUV while it conducts its own […]

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