Category Archive for: Defective Products

11 Million Vehicles Affected By Volkswagen Recall

Volkswagen Recall Volkswagen is dealing with a worldwide recall of all 11 million diesel vehicles. The vehicles were equipped with software designed to cheat on emissions test. Deceptive software was installed on vehicles sold in the US, Germany, Australia and Sweden. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of California notified VW that it […]

Fiat Chrysler Record Civil Penalty: $105 Million Settlement!

Fiat Chrysler Record Civil Penalty: Historic $105 Million Settlement! Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) admits failures and agrees to auto buy backs, three years of close federal oversight and a record civil penalty. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s enforcement action initiated after NHTSA officials outlined complications with the auto maker’s 23 safety recalls, bringing into review […]

Dodge Journey Recall Alert: Engine Fire Risk!

Engine Fire Risks Prompt Fiat Chrysler’s Dodge Journey Recall Fiat Chrysler, or FCA US LLC, announced a safety recall on some 2011-2015 Dodge Journey models, and a sibling sold outside North America as the Fiat Fremont, equipped with 2.4L, or four-cylinder engines. The Dodge Journey recall affects some 350,000 vehicles, including 144,416 in the United […]

Takata Compensation Fund Rejected for Airbag Victims

Takata Compensation Fund Rejected for Airbag Victims Following at least eight reported deaths and numerous injuries related to the Takata Airbag investigation, TK Holdings, Inc., “Takata,” rejects U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal’s request for a compensation fund for alleged victims of its defective airbag inflators. The senator’s request for a compensation fund was denied as Takata’s […]

ARC Airbag Inflators Rupture

ARC Airbag Inflators Investigation The Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) at the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened an investigation on July 13, 2015 to examine ARC hybrid airbag inflators. ARC Automotive, Inc. (ARC), an airbag manufacturer based in Knoxville, Tennessee produced the airbag inflators allegedly using the same explosive compound that plagued inflators made […]

Pyrola Recall Due to Undeclared Drugs: What Next?

What is the Pyrola Recall? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Pyrola Advanced Joint Formula capsules, a product promoted for being a “100% Natural Herbal Supplement” helping with joint pain. Its manufacturer, G & C Natural Nutrition, Inc., is voluntarily recalling all lots of Pyrola, 430mg/capsule, due […]

When to File a Class Action Lawsuit

What is a Class Action Lawsuit? A “class action” lawsuit is one in which a group of people with similar injuries caused by the same product or action sue the defendant as a group, or “class.” Generally, filing class action lawsuits occurs when numerous individuals suffer from the same or similar injuries. Oftentimes, many of […]

Toyota Tundra Recall for Inaccurate Tire Pressure

Toyota Tundra Recall for Inaccurate Tire Pressure Toyota voluntarily recalled approximately 144 units of its 2015 Toyota Tundra model. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Toyota Tundra recall is due to inaccurate tire pressure information stated on the vehicle’s tire placard. Consequently, the affected vehicles’ tire pressure placard fails to comply […]

Mitsubishi Eclipse Recall for Brake Corrosion

 Mitsubishi Eclipse Recall Due to Brake Corrosion Mitsubishi voluntarily announced a recall of approximately 74,836 units of its Eclipse model manufactured from April 20, 2005 through February 13, 2009. The Eclipse Spyder, manufactured between December 23, 2005 and February 13, 2009, is also included in this recall. The Mitsubishi Eclipse recall arose from corrosion within […]

Honda Confirms California Takata Airbag Related Death

Honda Confirms California Takata Airbag Related Death American Honda Motor Company linked the September 2014 death of a woman to the Takata airbag inflator. This brings the total number of American Takata airbag deaths to seven, and the eighth fatality worldwide. U.S. highway safety regulators confirmed the death of twenty-six year-old Jewel Brangman, who rented […]