Chrysler Recalls Another 643,618 Vehicles due to Ignition Switch Defect

Last week, Chrysler expanded recall 11V-139 to include an additional 525,205 minivans due to an ignition switch defect.  This week, Chrysler has now added another 643,618 Jeeps suffering from the same ignition switch defect. The issue is once again the ignition switch, which has been the topic of conversation of automobile recalls since GM’s bombshell [...]

July 29th, 2014|Automobile Defects|1 Comment

BMW Recalls 573,935 Vehicles Due to a Passenger Side Air Bag Defect

BMW will recall 573,935 sedans, coupes, convertibles and Sports Wagons due to a defect in the passenger side air bag.  This is an expansion of BMW’s earlier recall back in April 2013.  The problem is to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag inflator.  The issue is the inflator may release [...]

July 23rd, 2014|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

Tom Brandi Again Named to 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers Top Ten

Tom Brandi was named to the 2014 Top Ten Lawyers for Northern California for the second consecutive year.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  According to Super Lawyers, “The selection process is multi-phased and includes [...]

July 21st, 2014|Firm News|0 Comments

Chrysler Recalls 525,206 Vehicles due to Ignition Switch Defect

Stemming from a safety recall in June 2011, Chrysler has expanded recall 11V-139 to include an additional 525,205 minivans due to an ignition switch defect.  Similar to the GM ignition switch recall, this defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system if inadvertent ignition key displacement occurs.  Road conditions or some other jarring [...]

July 8th, 2014|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

Graco Finally Recalls 1,910,102 Infant Car Seats due to Buckle Defect

Graco Children’s Products previously recalled 4,176,601 toddler and booster child seats due to a buckle defect earlier this year, but did not recall the infant child seats.  Now, Graco has now recalled 1,910,102 infant car seats because of a defect in unlatching the harness buckle – the same issue that plagued the earlier car seats [...]

July 2nd, 2014|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

GM Recalls Another 8.2 Million Vehicles; GM up to 29 Million Vehicles Recalled This Year

The epidemic continues. Today is July 1, 2014.  GM has recalled 29 million vehicles in a period of six months in 2014.  Last year alone, all car manufacturers recalled approximately 22 million vehicles total.  GM has surpassed that number in just half a year. On Monday, June 30, GM recalled another 8.2 million vehicles stemming [...]

July 1st, 2014|Automobile Defects|0 Comments