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Commercial Carrier Insurance Minimums Need to be Raised

The minimum liability-insurance-coverage amount for commercial truckers has not been raised in some thirty-five (35) years. The minimum-coverage amount currently stands at $750,000 – an amount set in 1980 that, according to the Trucking Alliance, is inadequate to cover 42% – nearing half – of all crashes. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (or FMCSA) […]

Pending lawsuits loom over GM Ignition recall

GM Receives Serious Flak Over Handling Of Recall In a surprising twist in the GM recall case, a U.S. Senator has joined distraught family members in calling for GM’s CEO to issue a strong warning to customers that they should park their affected vehicles and not drive them until the trouble has been fixed. Connecticut […]

Lawsuit filed over ignition recall

The first of what will likely be many lawsuits have been filed against General Motors after the car company announced its recent recall impacting more than 1.6 million vehicles. The proposed class action lawsuit does not revolve around personal injury claims or wrongful death, but instead deals with customers who say their cars lost value because of the defects that led to the recall.

Defective Ignition switch and Wrongful Deaths

There is new information in the ongoing saga over the General Motors faulty ignition switch recall. The sad case, which had led to potentially dozens of deaths, appears to be even more troubling given that GM recently revealed that it knew about the problem years earlier than it previously said.

Are Over-The-Air Recalls The Way Of The Future?

Executives at Tesla Motors announced one of the first big recalls by the electric car company and, in so doing, appear to have started what many experts believe will be a trend that other car companies will likely copy. Tesla announced that it would be “recalling” more than 29,000 of its 2013 Model S vehicles […]