self-driving cars

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 […]

Continue reading…
porsche dealership

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 […]

Continue reading…
mercedes benz interior

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 […]

Continue reading…
car radiator

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 […]

Continue reading…
car mechanic

Jeep Clutch Pressure Plates Causing Fires

By Nicole Halavi Jeep issued a recall of more than 47,200 model year 2018-2021 Jeep Wrangler and 2020-2021 Jeep Gladiator vehicles equipped with manual transmissions after they were faced with a series of Jeep clutch pressure plate fires. Notably, this is the second recall issued in less than a year for Jeep Gladiators and Wranglers […]

Continue reading…
two bmws

BMW Recalls X5, X6, and X7 Vehicles

By Nicole Halavi In February 2021, BMW issued a recall for 21 vehicles because the joint connections in the steering column may not have been tightened to specifications. Included in this recall are 2021 BMW X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5M, X5 xDrive45e, X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive40i and X7 M50i vehicles. BMW dealers will […]

Continue reading…
FCA

Lawsuit Against Chrysler for Active Head Restraint System

By: Nicole Halavi In October 2020, a class-action lawsuit against Chrysler alleged that several models are equipped with a headrest that will deploy and injure an occupant without being triggered by a crash impact. The following are the models equipped with the allegedly defective head restraint systems: 2010-2018 Dodge Journey 2010-2011 Dodge Nitro 2010-2012 Jeep […]

Continue reading…
ford vehicles

Ford F-150 Excessive Oil Consumption: Potential Lawsuit

By: Nicole Halavi After dozens of complaints were found online regarding excessive oil consumption in Ford F-150s, an investigation has been opened to determine whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of owners and lessees of 2018 Ford F-150s. Consumers have complained that their trucks are consuming oil too quickly and, in […]

Continue reading…

GM Faces Lawsuit Regarding Ignition Switch

General Motors is facing several lawsuits concerning defective ignition switches in several models. The defect causes the engine to suddenly shut off, ultimately cutting off the car’s power while in motion. Back in 2014, GM began recalling 2.6 million vehicles due to these ignition switch problems. Apparently, some GM insiders were aware of the problem […]

Continue reading…
nissan vehicles

Nissan Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Warranties

By: Nicole Halavi In October 2020, a class-action lawsuit brought against Nissan alleged the automaker failed to properly identify car parts according to California’s emission control system warranty requirements. Specifically, Nissan failed to classify parts as emissions warranty parts and high-cost emissions warranty parts. In California, those parts are covered under the emissions warranty for […]

Continue reading…