En EspaƱol Get Your Free Case Review Today! Main Menu
713-587-9668
In Houston
800-580-9121
Toll Free

GM Recalls Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5 after Fatal Accidents

Photo of Benny Agosto

General Motors Co. is recalling almost 800,000 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compact cars to fix a problem that could prevent airbags from deploying in a crash. The automaker said it knows of 22 such accidents, including five in which six people died. Abraham Watkins is currently handling cases involving faulty airbag deployment.

The recall involves 619,122 Cobalt and G5 cars sold in the U.S. from 2005-2007 model years with the remainder sold in Canada and Mexico.

This was the second large recall by an automaker in a week. Just a few days before, Toyota Motor Corp. recalled almost 1 million cars sold in the U.S. to fix software glitches. The recalls included about 700,000 of its popular Prius hybrid, from 2010-2014 model years to fix a software problem that causes the car to stall.

Not even two months into 2014, the auto industry is on pace to recall more cars this year than last. The manufacturers recalled almost 22 million cars last year according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). That was 34% higher than the previous year and the most since 30.8 million vehicles were recalled in 2004, according to the agency.

Benny Agosto, Jr. is a partner at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend in Houston, Texas. For over 60 years, Abraham Watkins has successfully represented injured people and families who fall victim to catastrophes. Our attorneys have the knowledge, experience and resources necessary to obtain just compensation their clients. For more information, please contact the office of Benny Agosto, Jr. at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend, by letter at 800 Commerce Street, Houston, Texas 77002, or by phone at (713) 222-7211.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Contact Us Today
And Get Your Free Case Review

Logo: Texas Best Lawyers Logo: Texas Super Lawyers - Texas Bar College Logo: Lead Counsel Rated Logo: Houston's Top Lawyers
Logo: American Trial Lawyers Association Logo: Abraham Watkins Best Lawyers in America Logo: American Board of Trial Advocates - Million Dollar Advocates Forum Logo: The Best Lawyers in America

As Seen On:

Logo: CNN Logo: Houston Chronicle Logo: Houston Public Media Logo: ABC 13 Logo: USA Today
Logo: KHOU 11 Logo: KPRC 2 Logo: Fox 26 Logo: Telemundo Logo: Univision