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March 7, 2016

Scientists Find the Cause of Takata Airbag Explosions

Automakers increasingly tout the safety of their closely regulated and high-tech vehicles, often targeting families with younger, more vulnerable passengers. Advertisements show adoring parents buckling in small children, yet fail to acknowledge the fact that many backseat passengers face continual...

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October 23, 2015

Study Sheds Light on Possible Under-Reporting of U.S. Deaths and Injuries by Volkswagen

According to recent studies, at least 91 percent of all physicians practice defensive medicine. Described as the process of ordering tests or procedures that exceed necessity to diagnose or treat to prevent a lawsuit, this new “face” of medicine can...

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July 16, 2015

Exhaustive List of Recalled Vehicles Containing Takata Airbags Released

As a Chicago plaintiff's attorney, I am pleased that a federal jury awarded $30,000 to a Chicago police officer who faced repeated religious and ethnic slurs from his superior. The religious and ethnic slurs were directed at the police officer's...

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July 14, 2015

Dodge Challenger Added to Growing List of Takata Airbag Recalls

Dodge Challengers have recently been added to the ever-growing list of Takata airbag recalls. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) says that the Challengers were “inadvertently excluded” from the original recall list submitted to the NHTSA. The FCA also stated it was...

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June 30, 2015

Mazda Recalling Takata Inflators

The Takata recall is not a new subject, but Mazda's new recall is. In addition to recalling the Takata airbags, Mazda announced they are recalling inflators made by Takata. Mazda is taking steps to replace the defective car parts to...

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June 28, 2015

Takata Apology a Little Too Late?

The Takata airbag recall has been unfolding since October, starting with a massive recall that affected 11 car companies. The Takata recall was already setting records for the amount of companies it affected with the recall. On May 19, Takata...

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June 26, 2015

Another Death Linked to Recalled Takata Airbags

An eighth death has been linked to the recalled airbags from Takata Corp. of Japan. A Los Angeles woman suffered neck and head injuries when the Honda civic she was driving crashed and the airbag deployed, sending shrapnel flying into...

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June 5, 2015

Over 500,000 Mazdas Added to Takata Recall

The Takata airbag recall has affected ten car companies and over 30 million vehicles. Mazda announced they are adding an additional 540,000 older vehicles to the recall list. With Takata airbags being used in almost every automotive manufacturer, many are...

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