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Chrysler Pacifica PHEVs Explosions and Fires Class Action

What do you do with a vehicle that cannot be operated safely and that should not even be parked in your garage? The complaint for this class action alleges that 2017-2018 Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) from FCA US, LLC may experience explosions or fires, cannot be safely charged or parked inside structures, and,  Read more

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid

2021 Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator Under-Hood Fires Class Action

Early on, the complaint for this class action quotes the advertising for the Ford Motor Company’s 2021 Lincoln Navigator: “Every aspect of the Navigator experience is designed with your serenity in mind.” But owners of the 2021 Navigator, and of another Ford vehicle, the 2021 Ford Expedition, may find this somewhat ironic because, the complaint  Read more

2021 Lincoln Navigator

Chrysler Pacifica Plug-Ins Class Action: Fires, Explosions, and No Remedies

When the manufacturer of a vehicle recalls it as dangerous but has no remedy to repair it, owners are left in a difficult position. This class action brings suit against the maker of Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs), FCA US, LLC, and a seller of the vehicles, Tuttle-Click Tustin, Inc. (TCTI), because, the  Read more

2018 Chrysler Pacifica PHEV

LG Energy Solution Solar Batteries Risk of Fire California Class Action

The defendant in this class action is LG Energy Solution Michigan, Inc. (LGESMI), but the matter concerns the company’s business or actions in California. The complaint alleges that LGESMI sold LG RESU batteries for solar power systems that do not work as advertised, and that can cause fires and property damage.  Read more

Solar Panels on Roof of House

Chevrolet Bolt EV, EUV Dangerous Batteries Class Action

Might you feel a little restricted if your new electric vehicle (1) could not be charged to more than 90% of its capacity, (2) could not be allowed to fall below 70 miles remaining charge, and (3) could not be parked in your garage overnight because it might burst into flames? This class action alleges  Read more

2022 Chevrolet Bolt

Superior Oil Refinery Explosion and Fire Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action about an explosion and fire that took place at the Superior Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin on April 26, 2018. The complaint alleged that Husky Oil Operations Ltd. and Superior Refining Company, LLC were negligent in operating the facility and did not adequately compensate those in the community for the  Read more

Superior Refinery Explosion and Fire

Amazon Deceptive Sales of 18650 Lithium-Ion Batteries Class Action

Amazon.com sells lithium-ion 18650 batteries. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company, when selling these batteries, makes false claims about both battery capacity and safety. The complaint alleges that Amazon’s statements are deceptive and may mislead consumers into buying batteries that are defective and dangerous.  Read more

18650 Lithium-Ion Batteries

GM Offers Reduced Range in Chevrolet Bolt to Avoid Fire Class Action

“[Three] spontaneous combustions in 4 hours…” This class action against General Motors, LLC (GM) uses quotes like this from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its First Amended Complaint about GM’s all-electric Chevrolet Bolt. The complaint alleges that the vehicle spontaneously bursts into flames because of a defective battery and that GM’s only  Read more

2019 Chevy Bolt in the Snow

Ford Ecoboost Engines Coolant Leaks and Fires Arkansas Class Action

The complaint for this class action brings suit against Ford Motor Company for vehicles equipped with its 1.5L, 1.6L, or 2.0L Ecoboost engines. The complaint alleges that the engines leak coolant into the cylinders, which can cause the engine to overheat, completely fail, or catch fire.  Read more

2019 Ford Escape

Hyundai and Kia Engine Seizures and Fires Class Action

“The most important duty of a car manufacturer is to provide consumers with a safe car.” Thus opens the complaint for this class action against Hyundai Motor Company, Hyundai Motor America, Kia Motors Corporation, and Kia Motors America, Inc. The issue is certain gasoline direct injection (GDI) and multipoint fuel injection (MPI) engines in certain  Read more

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid