Category Archives: Transportation and Travel Injury

Tesla Recall Announced in U.S. Amid Autopilot Crash Probe

Tesla has recalled nearly all of its electric vehicles in the United States over concerns that its Autopilot feature is inadequate to prevent driver misuse. The massive Tesla recall comes amid a years-long regulatory investigation of the automaker and just days after The Washington Post reported that the Autopilot feature was enabled when it shouldn’t […]

Popularity of E-Bikes, E-Scooters Spawns Epidemic of Micro Mobility Fires

E-bikes and E-scooters have become a common fixture across the nation’s urban landscape, touted as a cure-all for everything from traffic congestion to greenhouse gas emissions. But that rising popularity has also come with a cost: an epidemic of micro mobility fires ignited by over-heated and over-pressurized lithium-ion batteries. The Killino Firm’s defective product lawyers […]

Recent Pickup Truck Recalls Announced by Ford, Chrysler and GM

Has your pickup truck been recalled? If your vehicle was manufactured by Ford, GM, or Chrysler, there’s a good chance it was. During the first half of 2023, all three manufacturers announced recalls for thousands of pickup trucks to repair fire-prone engines, incorrectly installed airbag deflaters and other dangerous defects that could result in serious […]

500,000+ Hyundai, Kia Vehicles Recalled for Fire-Prone Tow Harness

Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than half a million SUVs, pickup trucks, and minivans because of a defective tow harness that could catch fire while the vehicles are being driven or parked. The action is just the latest in a series of fire-related recalls announced by the South Korean automakers in recent years. The […]

USPS Truck Accidents Linked to Dozens of Deaths Since 2020

Accidents involving trucks contracted to haul mail for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) have been linked to dozens of deaths in the past several years, a side-effect of aggressive cost-cutting on the part of the USPS, as well as a willingness to look the other way when its contracted drivers violate safety rules put in […]