The FL brake defect lawyers of Cory Watson Attorneys recently filed a complaint against General Motors (GM) on behalf of our clients, California residents Scott and Samantha Peckerar. The couple, owners of a 2017 Chevrolet Suburban, claim the company knowingly installed defective braking systems in thousands of Chevy and GMC pick-up trucks and SUVs, and the Cadillac Escalade – all GM vehicles.
General Motors Brake Failure and What Florida Residents Need to Know
Having your brakes fail while driving can be a terrifying experience, especially on busy Florida highways such as I-10, I-95 or I-4. It could even happen as you approach a busy crosswalk in beautiful and historic St. Augustine, Florida. In a truck or SUV with faulty brakes, the family trip to Disney World, SeaWorld, Daytona 500, Florida Gators or Miami Dolphins game could turn deadly for passengers or pedestrians.
Car accidents caused by bad brakes result in serious, life-threatening injuries for everyone involved, and manufacturers often blame the driver instead of their faulty brakes. Unfortunately, thousands of these defective brake systems have been installed in General Motors vehicles across Florida. Don’t wait until it happens to you!
Bringing the Fight to General Motors in Florida
If you or a loved one in Florida is troubled by malfunctioning brakes in a General Motors vehicle, contact the brake failure attorneys at Cory Watson about your rights. You shouldn’t have to pay for a manufacturer’s negligence – call (877) 562-0000 now or complete our free online consultation form.
Which General Motors Vehicles Might Have Faulty Brakes?
- Chevrolet Tahoes (2015 to present)
- Chevrolet Suburbans (2015 to present)
- Chevrolet Silverados (2014 to present)
- Cadillac Escalades (2015 to present)
- GMC Sierras (2014 to present)
- GMC Yukon/Yukon XLs (2015 to present)
Gallery of Affected GM Brake Defect Vehicles
Florida Car Accidents Due to Defective Brakes
The brake defect makes it difficult to stop: the brake pedal becomes hard, requiring the driver to use much more force to slow their vehicle down and stop before hitting another vehicle or pedestrian.
Warning Signs of Defective Brakes:
- Difficult to slow down
- Delayed brake response
- Hard brake pedal
- Faulty vacuum pump
- Vehicle warning light
- Unusual sounds
- Leaking fluid
Let Our Experience Be Your Strength
When you or someone you love is affected by brake failure, only the best Florida Class Action lawyers will do. You need an experienced legal team with the experience, knowledge and resources needed to build a strong case against the world’s largest automobile manufacturers like General Motors.
The lawyers at Cory Watson are no stranger to winning class action lawsuits against automotive giants. In 2017, a California state court jury awarded a $25 million verdict to our plaintiffs after determining that a Nissan SUV’s defective brakes caused an accident that killed three people and resulted in an elderly driver being wrongfully charged with vehicular manslaughter. Cory Watson attorneys Brett Turnbull, Jerome Tapley, Ryan Lutz, and Adam Pittman led the trial team representing plaintiffs.
Take Action Against General Motors Today
When you’re struggling with mechanic fees or medical bills from your defective brakes, it’s easy to get the help you need. The Florida brake failure lawyers at Cory Watson are ready to fight for you! We’ve helped thousands of clients stand up for what’s right, and we aren’t afraid to take on corporate giants.