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US investigating Jeep Cherokee SUV after fire reports

About 50,415 new Jeep Cherokee SUV models are being investigated in the U.S. following fire complaints in the engine area of the vehicles, Reuters reported on January 16.

A preliminary evaluation was opened by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the vehicles after two newly purchased Jeep SUVs caught fire. In the first complaint, a Jeep bought on January 2 became inflamed after only two days. In the second complaint, smoke in the engine compartment of the Jeep was detected by its owner. Eric Mayne of Fiat Chrysler stated that they are aware of the fire incidents, and they are cooperating with NHTSA’s investigation.

Faulty vehicles unfortunately can cause serious harm to their owners and owners’ loved ones. If you have experienced injury by a defective vehicle, it is crucial to enlist the help of a product liability attorney who can advocate for your rights and interests. Find out how the Nashville lawyers of Pohl & Berk, LLP, may possibly help you today by calling 615-277-2765.

Nissan issues recalls for 13,000 hatchbacks

Nissan recently issued two recalls that affect its 2014 model of its hatchback Versa Note and another vehicle, as these cars could cause potential injury to occupants if a car accident occurs, a report from The Los Angeles Times stated on August 6.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said 7,707 of the 2014 Note hatchbacks were affected by loose or missing bolts on the lower body sill and another 7,782 cars have a defective latch bolt located at the rear seat of the hatchback. The NHTSA said both defects can cause injuries in the event of a car crash. As such, all owners of these vehicles are advised to contact their dealer and have the issues fixed for free.

Sustaining injuries in a car accident caused by a defective vehicle can have devastating results for victims. Fortunately, with the help of an attorney from Pohl & Berk, LLP, you may be able to obtain compensation if you’ve been in an accident in Nashville caused by such negligence. Learn more about your legal options by calling 615-277-2765.

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