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- EPA Investigation of Dodge RAM, Jeep Grand Cherokee Emissions Prompts Class Action Lawsuits Against Chrysler
The EPA has launched an investigation into potential emissions cheating by Chrysler on Dodge RAM and Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel models. A pair of class action lawsuits have been filed against Chrysler on behalf of drivers who purchased or leased one of the affected vehicles. Drivers who owned or leased affected Dodge RAM 1500 EcoDiesel, Dodge RAM 2500, Dodge RAM 3500, or Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel models may qualify to take legal action.
- What Happens When a Bicyclist Gets Hit by a Car Turning Right?
Bicycle accidents often can result in some extremely serious injuries. At times, they can even be fatal. There are a number of injuries that can stem from a right turn accident. Head injuries are one of the most common, and the resulting brain injuries can be devastating. If driver negligence is found during a lawsuit, then the compensation for a brain injury can rightfully be substantial, usually much more than you’d get from the initial payout offer from an insurance company.
- Are You a Young Driver in California? Here’s What You Need to Know!
Just got your license? Ready to get on the road? Before you grab your keys, here are few laws in California that wouldn’t hurt to take a quick look at.
- Class Action Lawsuits against Audi over CO2 Emissions Cheating
Audi is facing class action lawsuits over allegations of CO2 emissions cheating on its 2012-2016 A6, A8, Q5, Q7, S4, S5, S6, and S7 model with a gasoline engine and an automatic transmission. The lawsuits allege that Audi installed a defeat device on these vehicles in order to hide their high CO2 emissions levels from regulators and consumers.
- Ridesharing and Liability in Auto Accidents
Ridesharing services have increased in popularity across the country in the past years, but this has brought to attention a wave of consumers’ questions about liability when an accident occurs. These types of accidents can be complicated, and, depending on the circumstances, liability can drastically change. Additionally, ridesharing drivers are not employees of the company they are driving for. In most cases, Uber and Lyft do not claim legal responsibility for their drivers.
- DWI No Refusal Weekends in Texas
During the holidays, police crack down on drinking and driving by scheduling no refusal weekends. Police have warrants more readily available on these weekends to obtain blood samples from drivers who do not consent to taking a breath test. With the New Years coming up, drivers should all be familiar with no refusal policies and consequences.
- When Can You Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation?
Any injury or illness that happens in connection with an employee’s job is called a workplace injury. In most states, the definition of workplace injury is “any injury that arises out of or in the course of employment.” This is to prevent employees from seeking compensation for injuries not directly caused by the job.
- New Round of BMW Vehicles Recalled for Takata Airbag Problems
The most recent recall affects BMW X3 and X4 SUVs from the 2015 model year and X5s from the 2014 and 2015 model years.
- Potential Steering Problem Triggers Mazda SUV Recall
A safety defect in the steering for Mazda vehicles has led to a recall from 2006 to 2012.
- Consequences of Distracted Driving
Distracted driving has been recognized as a serious problem by lawmakers, resulting in many states banning cell phone use while driving, adopting hands-free only rules or taking other action to curb the use of cell phones while driving. Individuals who are found to be engaging in distracted driving can face a variety of serious consequences.