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William Mattar, P.C. commences wrongful death lawsuit alleging GM ignition switch defect

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William Mattar, P.C. has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of a man killed in a crash, which the complaint alleges was linked to a GM ignition switch defect

Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014

William Mattar, P.C. has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court, Monroe County (Index No. 14/7662) on behalf of the family of Daniel Hollaert, Jr. According to the complaint, 23-year-old Daniel was killed in December 2013 when his 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt crossed the center line of the roadway and crashed head-on into a school bus. The lawsuit alleges that the crash is linked to GMs defective, and in this case, deadly, ignition switch flaws.

The complaint further alleges that the ignition switch defect allows the key to unintentionally slip from the run to accessory position while the vehicle is being operated. The complaint goes on to state that the faulty switch can cause the engine to suddenly lose power, which shuts off the power steering and power brakes, creating a hazardous emergency situation. Finally, the complaint alleges that when the engine shuts down, the air bag system is also disabled and rendered useless. Representing Mr. Hollaerts family are Jere L. Beasley, J. Cole Portis and Mike Andrews of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. in Montgomery, Alabama, along with F. David Rusin of William Mattar, P.C. in Williamsville, N.Y., and Lance Cooper of The Cooper Firm in Marietta, Ga.

William Mattar, P.C. 6720 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 716-444-4444

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