Cobalt Fatal Crash Lawsuits and Cobalt Crash Death Lawsuits: Faulty Ingition Switches Have Caused Several Fatal Accidents By Cobalt Fatal Crash Lawyer and Cobalt Crash Death Lawyer Jason S. Coomer
Faulty ignition switches in Chevrolet Cobalts have resulted in a massive vehicle recall that includes over 1.6 million vehicles. The faulty ignition switches in Cobalts and Saturn Ions have caused the vehicles' engines to shut off while the vehicle was in motion resulting in the loss of power-assisted steering and power brakes as well as causing the air bags not to inflate in a crash. These malfunctions in heavy traffic or on high speed highways could often result in a fatal accident. Further, as Cobalts and Saturn Ions were marketed to younger drivers, this loss of power-assisted steering and power brakes often caused younger drivers to panic and be overwhelmed by the extra effort needed to control the vehicle resulting in serious injury and fatal accidents.
As such, all fatal accidents involving Cobalts and Saturn Ions should be investigated or re-investigated to determine if the faulty ignition switches were the cause or a cause of the fatal accident. For more information on Cobalt Fatal Crash Lawsuits , please go to the following web page: Cobalt Fatal Crash Lawsuit and Cobalt Crash Death Lawsuit Information.
13 Deaths Have Already Been Linked to the Faulty Ignitions And Many More Are Expected
General Motors has linked 13 deaths to the faulty ignition problem, while other reports have linked the faulty ignitions to more than 25 deaths or more. As Cobalts were marketed to younger drivers most of the victims of these faulty vehicles were under age 25. Many of the victim were also women, who safety experts say are less likely to have the upper body strength to wrestle a stalled car safely to the side of the road.
For more news please go to the following reports: GM recall: Many victims were young drivers Yahoo and General Motors Misled Grieving Families on a Lethal Flaw New York Times.
All Cobalt Fatal Automobile Accidents Should Be Investigated
Automobile accidents that result in someone's death should be properly investigated to determine what happened and to make sure that other people are not injured in similar fatal accidents. In addition to the police investigation, insurance companies typically investigate fatal automobile accidents to determine and limit their liability in any fatal automobile accident claims that may arise out of a fatal accident. Many times the insurance adjuster, trucking company representatives, or courier service representatives will be sent to a fatal accident site in attempt to protect the insurance company or business from liability. The information obtained through these investigations as well as the police investigation can be extremely important in performing an independent investigation of the fatal accident.
It is also important that your lawyer is familiar with the accident scene as well as any investigations that have been done regarding the fatal automobile accident. Texas fatal automobile accident lawyer, Jason Coomer, performs thorough investigations on the facts surrounding fatal automobile accident claims including obtaining driver background checks; reviewing trucking company & courier company investigations & records; inspecting the vehicles involved in the fatal accident; and going to the scene of the fatal automobile accident. He feels it is important to thoroughly investigate every fatal automobile accident claim that he decides to handle.