Auto Defects

Parents who buy car seats for their children in Philadelphia do so with the expectation that the seat will keep their child safe in the event of an accident. They probably wouldn’t dream of the seat actually interfering with their child’s safety during an emergency. Yet this is exactly what…

Michelin North America, Inc., is recalling certain Michelin LTX M/S tires, size LT225/75R16 115/112R LRE, manufactured from January 10, 2010, through June 23, 2012 due to a defect that could lead to tread separation. The tires were supplied for use as original equipment on Ford vehicles and as replacement equipment…

When you get behind the wheel of your car in Philadelphia, likely the last thing you think about is the possibility of your car malfunctioning and getting you killed. Yet this is exactly what the loved ones of some Toyota owners are saying happened. The family members of a 66-year-old…

When an automobile manufacturer knowingly designs a vehicle in a way that could pose a risk to the driver and passengers of the vehicle, they could be subject to a product liability lawsuit. Negligence or ignorance on their part can turn accidents that would otherwise be minor into serious accidents…

Three Ohio drivers are suing Ford Motor Co., claiming the company’s six-cylinder EcoBoost engine is defective. The lawsuit says the 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine can shudder, shake and then rapidly lose power while drivers are accelerating. Two of the plaintiffs, a married couple, say their 2010 Ford Taurus SHO has…

Subaru is recalling 70,000 automobiles due to an auto defect that could cause the moonroof glass to fly off while driving the vehicle. 2011 model year Outback and Legacy models were named in the recall. Vehicles assembled from Aug. 3, 2010 to July 1, 2011 do not have enough adhesive…