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Toyota recall

Recently in the news, we have learned that driver negligence is not the only reason for motor vehicle accidents. Toyota has recalled about five million vehicles in two different announcements because of a potentially faulty gas pedal. This has affected many various models manufactured between 2004 and 2010.

The first recall, Floor Mat Entrapment, regards the potential for an unsecured driver's floor mat to interfere with the accelerator pedal, causing it to stick in the wide-open position. The second recall, Pedal, is where the gas pedal has the potential to stick in a depressed position. Steve Wozniak, the Apple co-founder, announced that his 2010 Toyota Prius unintentionally accelerates to almost 100mph when he uses his cruise control. Dealers will begin receiving the new parts in the coming days. Toyota announced that new car sales of these vehicles (about 60% of Toyota dealer's inventory) are suspended until the problem is fixed.

If you have been injured because of a faulty gas pedal, you may be entitled to receive product liability or personal injury compensation. These claims are complex so it is important to contact an experienced Personal Injury attorney to fight for you.

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