Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Investigating Trucking Accidents

By Joseph Jones Semi-trucks and trailers are often referred to in the industry as “Land Locomotives.” Their operators have a duty to the public to operate their rigs in a safe manner. Like most events we call “accidents” in life, it is the exception to the rule that results in tragic injuries and/or death, and this […]

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Ford is Recalling Vehicles for Fire Risk and Door Latch Defects

The following Ford vehicles are being recalled: 230,000 vehicles for under-hood fire risks. Ford reported that there have been 29 fire incidents but no injuries. In the defective vehicles, a lack of coolant circulation could cause an engine to overheat, resulting in a crack in the cylinder head. A cracked cylinder head can result in […]

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BMW, Nissan and Hyundai Vehicle Recalls in the News

We strongly believe it is imperative to continue to share information about vehicles recalls. BMW March 2, 2017 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V138000 Front Driveshaft Universal Joint may FailIf the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would not be driven, affecting vehicle traction. Additionally, continued driving of the vehicle with a broken front universal joint […]

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Mercedes-Benz Recalling over 350,000 2015-2017 Vehicles for Fire Risk

Mercedes-Benz is recalling over 354,000 2015, 2016, and 2017 vehicle for risk of catching fire. The defect is electrical and is found in the starting current limiter. The starting current limiter is designed to manage electrical currents, protecting other components from being damaged and preventing fuse overloads. If the limiter fails, it can cause overheating […]

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Chrysler and Mazda Recalls

  NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17V097 Manufacturer : Chrysler (FCA US LLC) Make / Model Years : CHRYSLER / 2014-2017 DODGE / 2014-2017 Subject : Front Driveshaft Bolts may Loosen and Disconnect   NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17V082 Manufacturer : Mazda North American Operations Make / Model Years : MAZDA / 2010-2011 Subject […]

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Recent Auto Recalls In the News

NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17V040 Manufacturer : Nissan North America, Inc. Make / Model Years : NISSAN / 2015-2017 Subject : Rear Door may Open when Window is Lowered NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17V047 Manufacturer : BMW of North America, LLC Make / Model Years : BMW / 2000-2003 Subject : Driver’s Frontal […]

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Veteran a Paraplegic Following Auto Accident; Government Settles Case

A routine trip to the VA Hospital that resulted in a crash left our client, Ernest Boles, bed-bound and plagued with a host of health problems. The crash happened in 2012 when Ernest, a partially disabled veteran with a bad lower back, was on his way to the VA Hospital in Gainesville for routine medical […]

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576,921 Audi Vehicles Recalled

Volkswagen is recalling over 576,000 Audis for two dangerous defects. Links to the full NHTSA recall report are below. Recalled Vehicles 342,867 – 2013-2017 Audi A5, A5 Cabriolet and Q5 SUVs – the electric coolant pump may get blocked with debris which can cause the pump to overheat and cause a fire. 234,054 – 2011-2017 […]

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Wayne Hogan Guest Speaker at Chamber of Commerce Joint Luncheon

On Thursday, Wayne Hogan spoke to 70 members of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce – Ponte Vedra Division and JAX Chamber Beaches Division at its joint luncheon. Topic: the dangers and consequences of distracted driving. He called distracted driving an epidemic that kills more people in the U.S. each year than Polio did in […]

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More Recalls for Vehicles with Defective Air Bags

More vehicles have been added. Click on the links below to see if your vehicle is under recall. NHTSA Recall ID Number : 16V939 Manufacturer : Nissan North America, Inc. Make / Model Years : INFINITI / 2017 Subject : Possible Passenger Airbag Non-Deployment/FMVSS 208 NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17V004 Manufacturer : Karma Automotive […]

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