Safety-related lawsuits are a key mechanism for forcing more action on auto safety issues. Get the key news below:

General News

Dealers Seek Laws To Thwart Lawsuits. Automotive News. June 7, 2004.

Trial Puts Spotlight On Safety Of Car Seats. The Detroit News. August 1, 2005. 

Rent-A-Car Companies Putting Recalled Autos On The Road. ABC News. July 7, 2010. 

Legislative News

In Response to Center Lawsuit, NHTSA Announces Plan To Comply With Law To Post TSB And Manufacturer Communications To Dealers. Center for Auto Safety. March 28, 2016. 

U.S. Too Slow To Require Rear Seat Belt Warnings, Lawsuit Says. Automotive News. August 16, 2017. 

U.S. Court Rejects Tire Safety Rule. The New York Times. August 7, 2002. 

Manufacturer News


Lawsuit: GM Knew Of Cobalt Ignition Problem. USA Today. February 18, 2014. 

Toyota Settles Shareholder Lawsuit Related To Sudden Acceleration. The Los Angeles Times. November 14, 2012.

Hyundai Reverses Policy On Settling Warranty Disputes. The New York Times. December 6, 2013.