Our "You Should Know" Newsletter (May 2014)

Family’s Search for Answers Uncovers Fatal Flaw in GM Cars

GM executives chose not to fix a defective ignition because it would cost $1 per car. On March 10, 2010, Brooke Melton experienced the worst kind of déjà vu. Four days earlier, she had wrestled her 2005 GM Cobalt to the side of the road after the engine suddenly shut off. The car was serviced and supposedly fixed, but it happened again, cutting off power to her steering and brakes. This time the pediatric nurse, described by those who knew her as “sweet and caring,” lost control and swerved into another car. She died in the collision. Brooke was on her way to celebrate her 29th birthday with her boyfriend. Click here to read the complete article and newsletter…

Also in this month’s edition:

  • Search for Justice Forces Safety Innovations
  • Jury Power Holds Institutions Accountable
  • Learn more about the Center for Justice & Democracy
  • Follow the Latest on Auto Safety, Consumer Rights- The Center for Auto Safety
  • Approximately 6,000 deaths and millions of injuries are prevented each year because companies have improved the safety of their products and services in response to product liability laws
  • Federation Advancing Consumer Rights Since 1968
  • Stay Safe in a Perilous World (consumer safety podcasts and more)
  • Please share your views on car safety (short survey)

Click here to read all these articles and more…

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