Hyundai Recalls 200K SUVs Tied To Air Bag Class Action Deal

Law360, Chicago (July 30, 2012, 2:24 PM EDT) -- Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling nearly 200,000 model year 2007 through 2009 Santa Fe SUVs in connection with an anticipated settlement of a putative class action, as well as some model year 2012 to 2013 Sonata cars in a separate voluntary action, both over potential air bag problems, according to documents available through regulators Monday.

The automaker is recalling 199,118 Santa Fe vehicles made from April 19, 2006, through July 7, 2008, because the occupant classification system may need to be recalibrated so that it can...
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Case Information

Case Title

Christopher Kearney et al v. Hyundai Motor Company et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Prop. Damage Prod. Liability


Josephine L. Staton

Date Filed

November 6, 2009

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