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Increased Risk Of Injury And Other Related Recall News

There is enough risk of injury involved in everyday life, without our vehicles adding to it. However, every vehicle owner understands that there are certain risks involved with owning and operating a car. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., is issuing a recall for 35,674 potentially affected units. Affected units include certain…

  • 2016 Outlander vehicles

  • 2016 Outlander Sport vehicles

The mechanical components of the inside door latch may not fasten securely in high temperatures. What does that mean for you? Your door may unexpectedly open, increasing your risk of injury. Falling out of a vehicle that is parked is bad enough, but if it happens while the vehicle is moving, your injuries can become life altering.

If you become injured due to a malfunctioning part, you should not have to pay for a company’s mistake. You may be entitled to compensation that will help with medical bills and other expenses. This information is designed with the intent of making you aware to avoid such accidents, but if you become hurt, contact our lawyers for a free case review.

Another Fastener/Latch Related Recall

There are only 54 potentially affected units involved in this recall, but the consequences can be just as dire. Forest River, Inc., is expected to begin this process on May 31, 2017. Affected models include certain…

  • 2016-2017 XLR Toyhauler recreational vehicles

The side patio deck bar lock has fasteners to hold it in place that may not be of adequate strength. The patio door can become unlatched, resulting in the patio deck falling unexpectedly. This increases the risk of a crash as well as the risk of you getting injured. The company’s recall number is 45-03242017-0360 and owners should contact their customer service department for more information on the matter.

Utility Vehicle Recall Information

Certain model John Deere Gator utility vehicles are being recalled by John Deere. They were sold at dealerships nationwide from January 2016 through March 2017 and there is a chance that the dust boot can come loose from the throttle cable. This can lead to the vehicle not slowing down or stopping. This poses a crash hazard for drivers and passengers but also poses a risk to other people or items in the vicinity. Model numbers and serial numbers of the affected models are…

  • Model: XUV590i. Serial Number Range: 1M0590T+++M010001-20742

  • Model: XUV590i S4. Serial Number Range: 1M0590F+++M010001-20277

These vehicles came in a variety of different colors and the model numbers are printed on the hood. They also have brand names printed on the cargo box. Seating can vary depending on the model. They will either have side-by-side seating for two or enough seating for four. Owners should immediately stop driving the vehicle and contact John Deere for further information regarding this recall. The company is supposed to notify owners directly about the issue.

Trees and other natural elements such as cliffs, rocks or cars can pose a threat to you should your utility vehicle not slow down. It is important to avoid driving these vehicles if you are aware of the problem. However, if you are not notified promptly or informed of the situation a personal injury could be sustained. You do not have to take on these corporations alone. We have been representing Port Charlotte residents for years and thankfully, through hard work and dedication, we can still represent you today.