Thursday, November 14

Injured Rider Files Lawsuit Against Harley Following Recall Related to Brake Problems

Only days after Harley-Davidson Motor Co. announced a motorcycle recall, due to potentially defective brakes, a lawsuit was filed on behalf of a Texas rider against Harley in the wake of an accident that resulted in 11 surgeries — “with more to come.”

The man’s Corpus Christi attorney alleges that Harley was informed six months before the December 2016 motorcycle accident “that there were failures occurring in this braking system at abnormally high rates.”

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had been investigating complaints about the problem since summer 2016, attorney Bob Hilliard said.

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Brian Hagman is President of Hagman Search Group and Founder/Publisher of The BRAKE Report, an online media platform dedicated to the automotive and commercial vehicle brake segments. Brian’s mission is to inform, engage and connect the most avid members of the brake community.