December has seen a number of recalls for defective vehicle parts. This month:
- BMW recalled 76,6000 3-Series and 5-Series models from 2006 and 2007 due to airbag defects
- Volkswagen issued two recalls for electrical issues with 66,000 vehicles, one for 2009-2011 Tiguan SUVs and one for Jetta Hybrid sedans from 2013 and 2014
- Infinity issued a recall for a handful of 2014 Infiniti Q50 due to an issue with the direct adaptive steering system
Michelin has announced a recall to take place in January for 1.2 million defective tires as well.
Dangers of Defective Vehicles
One of the most overlooked causes of car accidents is vehicle defects. When a vehicle malfunctions, it can appear as if the victim is actually responsible for the accident. Bakersfield auto accident lawyer Mickey Fine knows how to investigate accidents and identify vehicle defects. If a vehicle or component part defect caused or exacerbated your accident, attorney Fine can hold the manufacturer accountable and seek the full compensation you deserve.
If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in a car accident, please contact the Law Offices of Mickey Fine to schedule a free consultation today. Attorney Fine serves Bakersfield, and surrounding areas of California.