Research Indicates Four Florida Cities Among Most Dangerous for Pedestrians

Smart Growth America is an advocacy group whose mission is to ensure urban development prioritizes the safety of those who live and work in cities throughout the country. Its recent report, “Dangerous By Design,” investigates such matters as pedestrian accident rates in the U.S. Some of its findings may be particularly alarming to Floridians. According […]

Ford F-150s Recalled Due to Headlight Problems

Car recalls are not uncommon in the United States. However, that does not mean that consumers should take them less seriously. Vehicles are recalled for various reasons, sometimes due to relatively minor defects, but often due to problems that could cause serious accidents. At Colson Hicks Eidson, our knowledgeable and experienced car accident attorney wants […]

Ford Sold Defective Focus and Fiesta Vehicles Despite Major Safety Risks

The Detroit Free Press, one of the largest news publications in Detroit, recently uncovered information that suggests Ford Motor Co. knowingly sold Focus and Fiesta vehicles that contain defective transmissions. Both vehicles contain DPS6 transmissions that can reportedly lead to a loss of power and unintended acceleration, even while driving on highways. The Ford Fiesta and […]

NHTSA Investigates Defective ZF-TRW Airbags Linked to Several Deaths

Colson Hicks Eidson is a Miami-based trial firm seeking to improve awareness on issues related to the safety and well-being of our community. Our legal knowledge, decades of experience and presence in the community are among the top reasons clients choose us to help them. For more information, speak with a car defect attorney at our firm.  […]

NHTSA Investigates General Motors Over Faulty Braking System

According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI), more than 2.7 million General Motors (GM) vehicles could be affected by deteriorating brake assist vacuum pumps. After receiving 111 complaints about 2014, 2015 and 2016 truck and SUV models, NHTSA has launched an investigation. The complaints suggest drivers […]

Seatback Failure Verdict Questions Federal Safety Standards

A Texas jury found Toyota, the parent company of Lexus, guilty of “gross negligence” for failing to warn consumers of potential seatback failures in a $242 million verdict. The case was in respect to a 2016 car crash, in which two young children suffered traumatic brain injuries when their parents’ Lexus was hit from behind. […]

Ford Focus is Just the Newest Recall in a Slew of Recent Auto Recalls

Ford Motor Company has recalled nearly 1.3 million Ford Focus vehicles in the United States due to the risk of engine stall. The recall affects specific 2012 through 2018 Ford Focus models. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report, the problem lies within the canister purge valve (CPV) of the vehicle. A vehicle’s […]

Auto Recall: What’s Wrong with Tesla Model S and Model X Vehicles?

CNBC released a report recently regarding a Tesla recall involving 53,000 of the automaker’s Model S and Model X vehicles. Reportedly, the issue involves a problem with the parking brakes on the vehicles not working properly. What’s Wrong with the Parking Brakes on the Tesla Model X and Model S? According to CNBC, Tesla recall is […]

Honda Confirms 20th Takata Airbag Death

Officials with Honda Motor Company confirmed another death caused by an exploding Takata airbag inflator. Honda said the person died on July 10 during a crash in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The unidentified person, who was in a 2004 Honda Civic, is the 20th death worldwide caused by Takata’s defective airbag inflators. Officials with the National Highway Traffic […]

Dieselgate 2.0 – Is Fiat Chrysler Cheating on Emissions Too?

Dieselgate has left a black mark on the reputation of Volkswagen. In the past few weeks, the company has admitted to criminal charges, settled those charges for $4.3 billion, and had six executives indicted for its emissions scandal. VW stock has been volatile ever since the discovery of its defeat device software, and VW consumers […]