Auto recalls are issued to correct safety defects in an automobile. A recall is necessary when a motor vehicle or part of the vehicle doesn’t comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety standards or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or its equipment.
A safety-related defect refers to motor vehicle problems that pose a risk to motor vehicle safety or those existing in vehicles of the same group, design, or manufacturer. Examples of safety-related recalls include:
A lot of recalls are made voluntarily by manufacturers of the vehicle or equipment, while others might be influenced by owner complaints or internal investigations. Manufacturers are required to notify all registered owners and purchasers of the recall issue and must also give an evaluation of its risk to the vehicle/driver’s safety.
Manufacturers have 3 options for correcting an auto recall:
Contact us today if you’re thinking of pursuing legal action for an auto recall. It is prudent to act fast, as some auto recall lawsuits have time limits on when you can file a personal injury or product liability lawsuit. At Anthony Urban Law Offices, P.C., we work diligently to seek fair compensation when our client’s rights have been violated. For over 50 years, we have been fighting for our clients both inside and outside of the courtroom.
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