Auto Product Liability | Steele Law, P.C. Blog
Nearly one year ago, automaker Chrysler reached an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to recall 1.56 million Jeeps. The goal of the recall is to fix a problem with the rear-mounted fuel tank, which can cause a fire in a rear-end crash. Because the recall affects so many vehicles owned by Texas families, experienced Texas car accident lawyers have followed it closely. Read the rest »
Infants and toddlers are safest when riding in a rear-facing car seat – but as every Texas parent knows, children grow quickly. A car seat that fits your little one today may not fit in a few weeks or months. When your child outgrows a rear-facing seat, what should you do?
Here are some tips for how to decide what car seat to buy when your child gets too big for his or her rear-facing seat, courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and your experienced Texas car accident attorney: Read the rest »
Automaker Nissan recently announced a recall of approximately 1 million vehicles, stating that an air bag sensor failure might leave a passenger unprotected in the event of a crash.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the vehicles have been recalled because the sensors in the occupant classification system may not work correctly if there is “high engine vibration” or movement in and out of the front passenger seat. If the sensors incorrectly determine that no one is sitting in the front passenger seat, they may disable the front passenger airbag, leaving the person in the seat unprotected in an accident. Read the rest »