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Takata Airbag Recall To Go Nationwide
Initial Takata Recall Many Florida motorists should be already be aware of a massive car recall involving vehicles equipped with Takata airbags. A variety of auto brands and vehicle models have been impacted and the recall quickly ballooned into the largest automotive parts recall in the history of the American auto industry. The recall… Read More »
What Makes a Product Defective?
Many consumer products harbor hidden dangers the average person may be unable to anticipate. While these dangers may not be immediately apparent, manufacturers have a responsibility to ensure that their products are safe for users and stand responsible when they cause injuries. This duty may be broader than many would expect, meaning that viable… Read More »
New Toyota Recalls Affect Millions of Vehicles
It seems that massive vehicle recalls have become commonplace over the last several months and years. Mere months after General Motors recalled more than 2.6 million vehicles over its infamous and deadly ignition switch malfunction, Toyota has agreed to a recall that could impact 6.4 million vehicles worldwide, 1.8 million of which are in… Read More »
Product Recall Information for Consumers
A recall is the process of addressing defects found in specific products. In most cases, the decision to issue a recall is voluntarily made by the manufacturer of the defective product. However, a government agency can induce, or even order, a recall in certain cases. Which agency has authority over a recall depends on… Read More »
GM Ignition Switch Recalls — Did the Company Conceal Known Dangers?
In March of 2010, Atlanta pediatric nurse Brooke Melton was driving to her boyfriend’s home to celebrate her 29th birthday when she was killed in a tragic automobile accident. The vehicle’s black box indicated that the ignition switch on her 2005 Chevy Cobalt suddenly turned off, causing her to lose control and collide with… Read More »