General Motors Fights Takata Airbag Truck Recall

For those who thought the long-running Takata defective airbag saga was over, think again. The automotive giant once again asked the National Traffic Safety Administration to cancel a planned recall of over six million trucks and SUVs.  GM’s lawyers first made such a request in 2016, less than a year after it originally agreed to […]

Hyundai Sonata and Kia Forte Airbag Failure to Deploy

Hyundai & Kia Air Bag Failure Attorneys The United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating airbag failure to deploy during accidents for 2011 Hyundai Sonata and 2012-2013 Kia Forte automobiles. There have been reports of six front-end crashes with substantial property damage but no airbag deployment resulting in four deaths and six people […]

What is a Voluntary Recall?

Most people know that when a product, food, or medication is recalled by a governmental entity such as the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) or the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall should be taken seriously. If a government agency finds it necessary to order goods off the shelves and out of circulation, or […]

Products Recalled in January 2017: Denim Jackets, Scooters, ATVs

A product recall is a request to return a faulty product when the manufacturer, distributor, or seller of the product discovers safety issues or product defects that might cause harm to consumers. For consumers who are injured due to a recalled product, they might have a claim against the party who made or sold the […]

Takata Airbag Recall – Largest in United States History

On May 8, 2016, the United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiated an extensive recall of Takata air bag inflators after the agency determined that the inflators’ tendency to rupture has caused at least 11 deaths and more than 100 injuries in the United States. When a Texas driver was killed […]

2 Million Toyotas Recalled: Now Sudden Deceleration, Not Acceleration Danger

Toyota recalled close to 1.9 million vehicles in February of 2014 because of a glitch in the software that controls advanced breaking and acceleration features in late Prius, Tacoma, Rav 4, and Lexus models. The recall comes just two months after Toyota lost its first sudden acceleration personal injury lawsuit in December of 2013; these […]

Ford Recall For 2013 Vehicles Due to Failed Safety Locks

Ford Motors is recalling just under 13,000 cars and SUV’s due to child safety lock failures. Opening and closing the doors of these vehicles multiple times can disable the child safety lock, allowing the door to be opened even though the lock is activated. Problems with the lock could potentially result in personal harm to […]

Hyundai and Kia Recall Several Car Models due to Risk of Injury

Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia are recalling nearly 2 million cars after car owners brought serious faults to the attention of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA).  There are several different reasons for the recalls; some have faulty airbags that may deploy without warning, while other models have problems with headliners that could detach during […]