General Motors is recalling 842,000 vehicles with defective ignition switches. Some of the recalled vehicles have been linked to deadly car accidents.
The recall affects Saturn Ion compacts, Pontiac Solstices, Saturn Sky sports cars, and Chevrolet HHR SUVs. All of these vehicles may have defective ignition switches which could cause the engine to stop unexpectedly. GM explained that brakes, steering, and airbag systems could malfunction if the ignition switch fails.
At least 31 accidents and 13 deaths were linked to the defective ignition systems. GM North America President, Alan Batey apologized to everyone affected by the dangerous automobiles and said that the company is working to fix the problem.
The lawyers at Pohl & Berk, LLP represent people in Nashville who are injured by a car defects. If you have been hurt because of a manufacturer’s negligence, you shouldn’t be responsible for covering the cost of damages. Speak with a member of our legal team today by calling 615-277-2765.