CHICAGO — A motorist is suing General Motors, claiming her vehicle's airbags failed to deploy in a 2016 accident.
Lisa Sherdon filed a complaint on Aug. 16 in Cook County Circuit Court against GM, alleging the manufacturer failed to follow applicable safety guidelines and regulations. She is alleging breach of implied warranty, negligence, and product liability.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges on Aug. 21, 2016, she was driving her 2004 GMC Envoy in Joliet, when she lost control of the vehicle.
The vehicle hit a large tree, causing plaintiff to suffer great pain and anguish, and incur expenses for medical care, the lawsuit claims, because of the negligence of the defendant in ensuring the proper deployment of the airbags during accidents.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant and such additional amounts as the jury and the Court shall deem proper. She is represented by Peter J. Flowers of Meyers & Flowers LLC in St. Charles.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 18-L-8890