Our law firm is actively pursuing claims against General Motors Corp. on a class action and single party basis for injuries resulting from defects present in the ignition switch system of certain vehicle manufactures from the year 2000 to 2009. The 2003 to 2007 Saturn Ion is amongst the Vehicles General Motors produced which contained the defect. Other Vehicles involved in the recall include
Ignition Switch Defect: The main issue facing these cars is that their ignition switch can move from the ON to the OFF position while the vehicle is being driven resulting the loss of important electrical systems required for the safe driving of the vehicle. So far dozens of accident have been attributed to the defect, but hundreds more may come to light as more media exposure is given to the issue. General Motors the
Attorney Help in Pursuing a Lawsuit
: If you or a loved one sustained severe injuries during a car accident caused by a defective automobile feel free to contact our law offices toll free (855)385-2529. All consultations regarding you claim is provided free of charge by our defective product litigation team.
Saturn Defect Class Action Lawsuit Information – Wining Your Product Liability Case in the Court of Law
Class action claims can e take place only when the legal representatives of plaintiffs (injured claimants) can show the court the existence of several factors. (1) There are a large number of injured victims so as to make the filing a single party claims too expensive for the legal system (i.e. impracticable). (2) the claimants have the same or substantially similar issue of fact or law against the at fault party. (3) The class representative chosen is able to adequately represent the interests of the other members. (4) The interests of the members comports with that of the class representative.
Three Ways to Win a Product Liability Claim in the Court of Law
: Generally there are three ways in which a defective product case can be pursued in the court of law. (1) Defect resulting from a mistake in the initial research and design phase of the car. (2) Defect in the manufacturing process of the vehicle. (3) Defect in the labeling – failure to properly warn of dangers and or recall such products when information of dangers associated with the use of the product is made available to manufacturer.
What Damages Are Recoverable in My Case – Value of A Defective Auto Recall
: Under personal injury law are damages arising out of the negligent or wrongful acts of others is recoverable under the law. A specific valuation of the average recovery an individual can receive in such claims is dependent on an evaluation of several important factors unique to every case.
1. The level and type of physical injury suffered.
2. Non-Economic damages – including pain and suffering, emotional stress, and availability of punitive damages.
3. Economic Damages – including cost of medical treatments, future medical and rehabilitation care, loss of wages and loss of future income capacity.
: If you have any further questions regarding the filing of a product defect claim against the General Motors feel free to contact our law offices toll free (855)385-2529. NOTE: All confidential legal consultations are provided by our attorneys free of charge.
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