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Toyota and Lexus Vehicles Squealing Brake Problem Class Action

In this class action, the issue is squealing brakes. The complaint alleges that certain vehicles from Toyota Motor North America, Inc. have factory-installed, high-friction brakes that make what the complaint calls “an extremely loud squealing noise.” While the complaint does not make claims for any injuries due to the noise, it alleges that the level  Read more

2019 Lexus LC500

Porsche Squealing Brakes and Secret Warranties Class Action

Are squealing brakes a problem in a new vehicle? This class action brings suit against Porsche Cars North America, Inc. for noisy brakes, with the complaint speaking of “the amount of negative attention the noise from the Subject Brakes attracts… Additionally, the defect draws the attention of officers of law enforcement agencies, who associate brake  Read more

2018 Porsche Cayenne

Subaru Vehicles Sudden Unintended Acceleration California Class Action

On January 19, 2020, plaintiff Suzanne Bare was stopped in her 2016 Subaru Legacy with her foot on the brake. When she tried to put the vehicle into park, the vehicle shot forward instead, slamming into a fence, do damage to both the fence and her vehicle. The complaint for this class action alleges that  Read more

2018 Subaru Forester

Volkswagen Front Assist System Sudden Braking Class Action

A car that suddenly slows or stops without input from the driver can create a dangerous situation. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain vehicles made by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. or Volkswagen, AG have a defect in their Front Assist systems that “results imn sudden and unexpected slowing, sudden stopping and  Read more

2019 Volkswagen Atlas

Toyota Hybrid Braking System Problem Class Action

This is the third class action filed in the space of three months about the allegedly defective braking systems in Toyota Hybrids. The complaint for this class action claims that Toyota Motor Corporation and its US distributor, Toyota Motor North America, Inc., continue to sell certain of their hybrid vehicles and do not recall them,  Read more

2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Toyota Hybrids Faulty Braking System Class Action

Brakes are a pretty important part of a vehicle. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain Toyota hybrid vehicles have faulty braking systems because of defective booster pump assemblies. These can cause brakes to fail, it says, in certain Prius, Camry, or Avalon hybrids.  Read more

2015 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius and Other Hybrids Braking Problem Class Action

In this class action against Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc., the complaint claims that it was one of Toyota’s own dealers that asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to investigate the braking defect alleged in this case. It claimed that the braking defect had been “causing crashes” that were  Read more

2015 Toyota Prius

Mazda Smart Braking Support Systems Brake Without Cause Class Action

Sometimes technology that’s meant to increase automobile safety and prevent accidents can instead malfunction and risk causing accidents. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Mazda Motor Corporation (MMC) and Mazda Motor of America (which does business as Mazda North American Operations, or MNAO), claiming that their Smart City Brake Support or Smart  Read more

Illustration of Components of Smart City Braking Support System

Nissan Defective Automatic Emergency Braking System Class Action

Nissan has made its Automatic Emergency Braking system standard in its 2018 versions of its Rogue, Rogue Sport, Murano, Altima, Maxima, Armada, Pathfinder, Leaf, and Sentra models. However, the complaint for this class action says that the system is defective and can cause collisions by applying the brakes suddenly and unexpectedly.    Read more

2015 Nissan Murano

Harley-Davidson Defective Antilock Braking System Class Action

The complaint for this class action claims that the antilock braking system (ABS) on certain Harley-Davidson motorcycles was defective. This matters, the complaint says, not only because defective brakes are inherently dangerous but because Harley-Davidson prescribes opposite braking techniques, depending on whether the braking system is an ABS or not.  Read more

Harley Davidson 2016 Touring Motorcycle