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Hyundai Issues Massive Recall Over Faulty Seat Belts

On Behalf of | Mar 31, 2017 | Product Liability

The product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that Hyundai is recalling about 978,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the front seat belts could detach and fail to protect passengers during a crash.

If you or a loved one has been injured due to a faulty seat belt, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. To learn more about filing a personal injury claim in New Jersey, contact our trusted lawyers today. 

Affected models include the 2011 to 2014 midsize Sonata sedans and the 2011 to 2015 Sonata hybrid vehicles.

According to Hyundai, the belts can detach because a seat belt anchor fastener that may not have been fully latched during manufacturing.

One minor injury was reported because of the problem. The company became aware of the problem in September after an owner reported a seat belt came loose in a crash involving a 2013 Sonata.

Owners will be notified of the recall beginning April 7 and dealers will inspect the belts and make repairs if necessary.

If you or a loved one has been injured by a faulty seat belt, do not hesitate to contact our personal injury attorneys online or call 201-546-5881. You may be eligible for a monetary reward to cover your losses and damages. There is a time limit on filing these claims in New Jersey so it is important you speak with a Breslin and Breslin attorney immediately. 

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