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Nissan Altima Hood Latch Class Action

By Andrea Plata A class action lawsuit has been brought against Nissan for faulty hood latches on their vehicles. Consumers are claiming that the company’s recall has not fixed the problem. What Is an Automobile Class Action Lawsuit? A class action lawsuit is a lawsuit brought by a group of plaintiffs who have suffered similar […]

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Brake Squeal in Toyota and Lexus Vehicles!

April 18, 2021, by Andrea Plata Toyota and Lexus Class Action Lawsuit Consumers have initiated a class action lawsuit against Toyota and Toyota owned Lexus for a defect relating to certain vehicle model brakes. However, it is not for a reason you would think, the brakes work fine. The complaints relate to what consumers are […]

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VW Facing Billions in Penalties

By Nicole Halavi In January 2021, it was announced that automaker Volkswagen paid almost $35 billion for equipping diesel vehicles with illegal emissions defeat devices. Interestingly, this amount is negligible compared to what the automaker would face if even one of two court rulings stand. An appeals court ruling granted two countries the right to […]

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Second Recall Issued for VW Atlas Steering Knuckle

By Nicole Halavi Volkswagen has just issued a second recall concerning the Atlas steering knuckle, very shortly after the initial recall was issued in November 2020. The recall includes more than 10,300 SUVs at risk of losing control if the steering knuckles break. Following the initial recall, VW discovered a certain batch of parts that […]

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Tesla Touchscreen Recall

By Nicole Halavi Tesla has recently issued a recall for nearly 144,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada. The recall is meant to address touchscreen failures in 2012-2018 Model S and 2016-2018 Model X vehicles. Back in June 2020, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened an investigation into touchscreen failures in 2012-2015 Model […]

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Subaru Recalls 2021 Outback and Impreza

By Nicole Halavi As of last month, Subaru is recalling nearly 400 model year 2021 Outback and Impreza vehicles because the continuously variable transmission (CVT) gear shifter cable nuts may not have been tightened properly. A loose cable nut can cause problems when operating the gear shifter. The recall was set to begin on February […]

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Self-Driving Cars Lawsuit

By Nicole Halavi While self-driving cars have revolutionized the concept of driving and car ownership, this new technology still leaves drivers susceptible to crashes. At this point, Tesla’s Model S has allegedly already caused 2 fatalities. Now, Tesla faces a class action lawsuit for its autopilot program, which plaintiffs argue was sold without standard safety […]

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Porsche Infotainment Suit

By Nicole Halavi A class action lawsuit was recently filed against Porsche alleging the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) units received software updates that caused permanent damage to the units. The damage apparently resulted in May of 2020 when Porsche infotainment systems were sent Sirius updates that allegedly caused the communication units to constantly activate and […]

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Mercedes Recalls C300, AMG C43, and AMG C63

By Nicole Halavi As of this month, Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 24,500 vehicles because of an issue concerning the retraction of the front seat belts when not in use. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the seat belts function properly, but “if the seat belt does not fully retract, the occupant […]

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Mercedes-Benz Class Action Lawsuit: Radiator Leaks

By Nicole Halavi A class action lawsuit was recently filed against automaker Mercedes-Benz regarding issues with the radiator guards. Such guards are required to protect against damage from rocks and debris that may damage the vehicle’s radiators and cause coolant leaks. The suit alleges that the front bumper covers, and air inlets were equipped with […]

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