Auto Recall Attorneys in New York
In 2021 more than 30 million vehicles were recalled for various reasons. Half of those recalls came from two different auto manufacturers.
Top Class Actions is reporting that General Motors and Ford had the most vehicles recalled in 2021. GM’s final tally was eight million vehicles with Ford second at 5.4 million.
Although vehicles undergo rigorous safety tests before reaching the market, sometimes defective cars do Slip through, and eventually, require automobile recalls.
The Most Common Defects Requiring Recalls
The most common reasons for a car recall deal with defects that affect how the car, or its various parts, function. Some of these defects might cause car safety issues, and other defects might deal with how certain features function.
Owners can learn about a car recall and how to repair a defective car through the manufacturer, dealership, or a governing organization like the NHTSA.
The law requires manufacturers to notify all owners of recalled vehicles by mail. If you or a family member has been injured in a vehicle that has been recalled, you have a right to bring a personal injury lawsuit.
New York’s “Lemon Law”
Lemon Law refers to defective vehicles. New York has laws to protect consumers in the event a dealer sells you a car that is unsafe, inefficient, or riddled with defects. You are entitled to a safe and reliable vehicle at the time of purchase.
There are a wide range of auto defects which can lead to recall. If you believe that an automobile defect was the cause of your injury, contact Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson, and speak with a New York car accident attorney regarding the possibility for recovery.
Get Legal Help With Your Auto Recall Lawsuit
If you believe you purchased a defective vehicle (either new or used) contact Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson, to find out your possible remedies to your automobile recalls.