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Missouri Motorcyclist News: Honda Bikes Recalled for Brake Failure

Posted on Aug 19, 2011

Honda recalled 3 types of its motorcycles due to a risk of brake failure that can cause a major accident and lead to serious, if not fatal, injuries. If you've been injured or lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident due to a defective vehicle, you may be able to pursue a Missouri defective product claim. Contact a Missouri defective product attorney.

Honda Motorcycles Recalled

The 3 types of Honda motorcycles that are being recalled, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in a report released August 5th:
 

  • ST1300 motorcycle, model year 2008-2010;
  • ST1300A motorcycle, model year 2008-2010; and
  • ST1300 PA police motorcycle, model year 2008. 

The problem in these motorcycles lies in the back end suspension. When the suspension is compressed, the brake reservoir hose for the back wheel may break causing brake fluid to leak. When this problem occurs the motorcycle can lose its capability of braking correctly or braking at all.

This type of hazard is unexpected and can cause a serious or fatal injury. In the event of an accident, financial, physical, and emotional burdens can arise that weren't your fault. You should speak with a Missouri defective product attorney to see if you're able to file a Missouri defective product claim against the party or parties that are responsible.

Contact a Missouri Defective Product Attorney

When a defective product causes serious injury or death, the liable party needs to be held accountable for their negligence. Filing a Missouri product liability claim is no easy feat, but with the help of a Missouri defective product attorney, you can feel confident knowing your case is in good hands, while you focus on your recovery and getting your life back on track. To get started with determining if you have a viable defective product case, contact the Missouri product liability team at Bollwerk & Tatlow, LLC - 314-315-8111.

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