A recall in the United States and Canada has been issued by Nissan for their Leaf electric cars. The recall is for approximately 47,000 vehicles due to a defect in the car’s braking system. Officials have discovered that cold temperatures could result in failure of the relay requiring drivers to apply more pressure to get the vehicle to stop which could result in a car accident. Fortunately, there have not been any accidents or injuries reported due to the brake failure. The numerous vehicles recalled were manufactured from November 19, 2012 to July 31, 2016. Owners of the recalled cars should expect to be notified by Nissan regarding a repair.
Defective products are the cause for numerous recalls that occur each year worldwide.The technology that has advanced regarding many consumer goods items increasing the chances of there being an issue. Vehicles, food items, electronics, and toys are examples of the most common recalled items that result in injuries and even death. While many manufacturers of these items issue a recall of the items, it’s often after a person suffered damages. All victims of product liability injuries should consult a personal injury attorney to receive an education regarding your rights.
The St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth will work to hold any negligent manufacturer accountable for their negligence. We know that an unexpected injury can be frustrating and result in additional damages, therefore, we will support you throughout the case to provide to you with personalized representation necessary for success. For a free no-obligation consultation, contact us today.