The Julian C. Gomez Law Firm, PLLC

The Julian C. Gomez Law Firm, PLLC

The Julian C. Gomez Law Firm, PLLC handles automotive, pharmaceutical, and other product centered and negligence cases.

Consumers Keeping Cars Longer...Raises Safety Concerns

ConsumerAffairs.com is reporting that slow-to-show automotive safety hazards may be going undetected because federal law does not require manufacturers to report suspicious incidents to governmental safety regulators in cars more than 10 years old. This is concerning because the average age of automobiles on the road is now 11.4 years. Safety advocates are calling for remedial action and Illinois Representative Jan Schakowsky has introduced legislation to eliminate the 10-year limit.