On August 25, 2022, Navitas Vehicle Systems issued a recall for their steel rolling chassis for utility vehicles, which is used to build personal utility vehicles. According to the recall, recall number 22-206, the throttle pedal can stick in the depressed position, resulting in crash and injury risks. The recall includes about 3,700 units of the product.
The chassis measures approximately four feet wide by seven to nine feet long.
The following models are included in the recall:
- 4 seats standard length (model numbers 10-000818-AC and 10-000819-AC)
- 6 seats standard length (model numbers 10-000820-AC and 10-000821-AC)
The 2020, 2021, and 2022 models are included in the recall; examples of the serial numbers on the affected models include the following: xx20xxxxxx, xx21xxxxxx, and xx22xxxxxx.
The products were sold at Navitas dealers and distributors around the country from June 2020 to April 2022 for prices ranging from $5,000 and $7,5000.
There have been at least five reports of the throttle pedal getting stuck in the depressed position, which includes two reports of a crash (one of which resulted in minor injuries).
The company is urging consumers to stop using their vehicles equipped with the defective product and contact them for a free repair; however, if you or a loved one was injured in an incident caused by the defective product, you should not agree to a repair. Instead, you should explore the legal options available to you – you might have grounds to file a lawsuit.
More specifically, you could have the right to file a product liability lawsuit. You could even participate in a class action claim. If you are interested in learning more about the legal options available to you after being injured in an accident caused by this defective product, do not hesitate to contact the experts here at our law firm immediately. Our lawyers here at the Downtown L.A. Law Group are ready to evaluate your claim and provide you with the guidance that you need to fight for your rights and recover the payout that you are owed.
Can I File a Class Action Claim?
Is there a class action lawsuit? Defective products typically result in mass torts and class action lawsuits because so many people are affected. How can I join or be a part of a class action lawsuit on this case? You will need to reach out to a class action lawyer to get started. A class action recall lawyer will be able to guide you every step of the way and ensure that your class is part of the class action. For more information about your right to file the class action lawsuit, do not hesitate to contact the experts here at our law firm as soon as possible.
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Were you or a loved one injured in a crash associated with the defective steel rolling chassis for utility vehicles recalled by Navitas? If so, you could have grounds to file a lawsuit. If you are interested in learning more about your right to file a product liability lawsuit, contact the experts here at our law firm immediately. Our lawyers here at our firm have decades of experience and are ready to provide you with the guidance that you need to win the compensation that you are owed for medical costs, lost pay, pain and suffering, punitive damages, legal fees, and more. If you are ready to file your product liability claim and fight for your rights, contact us as soon as possible.
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