Last year was one of the worst years for recalls for the automobile industry. According to the New York Times, more than 60 million cars were recalled last year, a new record. One of the most notable recalls was General Motors’ faulty ignition switch, which affected more than 2.6 million vehicles.
Car accidents can result from unaddressed recall issues, so it is important to respond to recalls and take care of them in a timely manner. If you suffer a car accident due to a car recall, the auto accident attorneys at Kryder Law can help you.
In Illinois last year, vehicle recall issues were among Illinois consumers’ top five complaints. Some of the most common issues that can lead to a vehicle recall include:
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) keeps track of all current recalls. Since motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of fatalities and injuries in the United States, it’s essential that the automobile industry does its best to issue timely recalls to ensure the public’s safety.
If you or a loved one is injured in a car accident that may have resulted from a recall issue, don’t hesitate to contact Kryder Law’s personal injury attorneys. We can help you decide if litigation is a good option for you.