Posted on Aug 05, 2011

General Motors (GM) has announced a worldwide recall of automobiles due to serious safety issues. If you've been injured in a truck accident in St. Charles, Missouri, you should speak with a St. Charles, Missouri attorney to see if you're eligible to file a personal injury claim.

General Motors is recalling over 10,000 trucks and SUV vehicles that are pose a danger on the roadways due to 2 major safety issues. The first, the 2011 Chevrolet Colorado, has been found to have a faulty parking brake. When the vehicle is in park, it may roll away when shifted due to a defect which occurred during the manufacture of the vehicle.

Another vehicle, the GMC Canyon, is also being recalled because the vehicle may fail to start.
The 2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon make up over 9,000 of the total vehicles recalled.

Other vehicles that are affected by the recall are as follows:

  • Cadillac Escalade;
  • Chevrolet Silverado;
  • Suburban Tahoe;
  • GMC Yukon; and
  • Sierra. 

The recall began formally on July 19th. GM is offering to install a new set of automatic transmission adjustment clips for vehicles. They are also offering to tighten the intermediate steering shaft bolts to ensure that no loss of steering will occur.

Contact a St. Charles Personal Injury Attorney

When an injury has a profound impact on your life, you may choose to seek compensation through a Missouri personal injury claim. With a St. Charles personal injury attorney on your side, 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 is you have a viable case, contact the Missouri personal injury team at Bollwerk & Tatlow, LLC - 314-315-8111.