GM Faces $350 Million Defective Brake Class Action Lawsuit

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General Motors Corporation (GM) is facing a $350 Million class action lawsuit filed by LaRonda Hunter and Robin Gonzales on behalf of themselves and all other owners of several makes of GM trucks and SUVs, alleging defective emergency brakes.

According to the class action lawsuit, from 1999 through 2005, GM manufactured, advertised and sold several makes of trucks and SUVs with defective emergency brake systems, in which the design would cause them to wear out prematurely. GM recalled the vehicles, but only they ones with manual transmissions, a very small percentage of the vehicles with these brake systems.

In their class action lawsuit, the women are asking that GM replace the emergency brakes. They are also asking for damages and monetary restitution; for themselves and the estimated 4 million owners and lessees of these GM vehicles.

The General Motors vehicles covered by the class action are the: 2000-2003 GMC Yukon (1500 Series); 2000-2003 Chevrolet Suburban Tahoe (1500 Series); 1999- 2003 Chevrolet Silverado (1500 Series, trucks); 2002-2003 Cadillac Escalade XT; 2003 Cadillac Escalade ESV; 1998-2003 Chevrolet Blazer; 2002-2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer ET; 1998-2003 GMC Jimmy; 1999-2003 GMC Sierra (1500 Series); 2002-2003 GMC Envoy XL; 2002-2003 Chevrolet Avalanche (1500 Series) and 1998-2003 Oldsmobile Bravada, according to court documents.

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Reader Comments

Posted by
Trent Buikema
I was wondering if any one has problems with truck on cruise and tap the brakes and it speed up? I lost truck dew to it speeding up I stead of slowing down back end took off on the truck, I also woke up out side of truck with out seat belt on more did air bags go off. March 17 2017 I totaled truck.

Posted by
Frank Helfer
I own a 08 Silverado 3500 which I have replaced brake lines, rotors, calipers and pad for the third time due to rusted rubber brake hoses which caused the calipers to stick

Posted by
Jerry higgins
I own a 2002 Chevy Silverado with the defective e-brake and would like to add name

Posted by
larry decair
I have a 2003 Chevy Trail Blazer and would like to Join,

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