National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Has Opened Investigation into Defective Parking Brake

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently opened an investigation into the electric parking brake malfunction. NHTSA has received reports of water leaking into these vehicles, damaging the electric parking brake module, and causing the parking brake to activate unexpectedly while the vehicle is in motion. An estimated 1,341,055 Cherokee vehicles could be susceptible to this defect.

If you own a 2014-2020 Jeep Cherokee and have been affected by the independent application of the electric parking brake, please contact us by completing the form or calling (909) 345-8110 today.

Automotive Litigation Attorneys are Ready to Assist You

Roadways are dangerous enough without a defective vehicle. That’s why drivers experiencing severe defects should immediately seek out assistance to right this wrong. The auto defect lawyers of McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP, have spent the past 30 years fighting for the rights of consumers in the face of unscrupulous business practices. We’re proud to have successfully represented clients against Toyota, Wells Fargo, Hyundai, and other Fortune 500 companies.

If you own a 2014-2020 Jeep Cherokee and have been affected by an electric parking brake that engages automatically, contact us today by completing the form or calling (909) 345-8110.

Attorney Handling this Case

Portrait of David C. Wright, Partner of McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP
Attorney
David C. Wright

David C. Wright is a partner of McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP. Prior to 2001, he was a federal prosecutor in the Major Crimes Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. Since 2001, Mr. Wright has used his litigation and trial skills to hold vehicle manufacturers, product manufacturers, and fraudulent businesses responsible for their actions.

Since leaving the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2001, he has applied his experience as a prosecutor to successfully litigate numerous defective product cases against some of the nation’s largest corporations. Prior to working at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Wright clerked for the Honorable Stephen S. Trott, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

His training, experience, and trial skills in this specialized field enable him to identify, understand, and present to a jury the difficult and complicated issues of how an accident and injury occurred and how the tragic results could have been avoided by the use of a safer design.

As a partner at McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP, Mr. Wright is the leading Inland Empire attorney that focuses his practice on the representation of clients who have suffered catastrophic injury or the death of a loved one because of a dangerous product.