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Automotive Engineering Expert Witnesses & GM Recalls

Automotive Engineering Expert Witnesses & GM Recalls

What areas of automotive engineering may expert witnesses consult and testify on? These experts may opine on vehicle dynamics, design defect analysis, engine and component failure analysis, and related matters. This week the General Motors Co. compensation fund has approved 23 death claims for people killed as the result of defective ignition switches. Attorney Ken Feinberg is overseeing the fund and has received 867 claims which included 153 for deaths.

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Automotive Engineering Expert Witnesses & Honda Recall

On what areas of expertise may automotive engineering expert witnesses opine? Experts with their knowledge and training may write reports and testify on automotive safety devices, vehicle dynamics, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, and engine failures, as well as automotive failures. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted a recall notice on March 14, 2014 which applies to almost 900,000 Honda Odyssey minivans.

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