The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded the Takata airbag recall to include an additional 2.7 million airbags in vehicles sold by Ford, Nissan and Mazda.
The recent expansion comes after Honda reported a 12th American… Read More
A 50-year-old woman who died in September after being injured in a car crash has been confirmed as the 11th U.S. victim of defective Takata airbags, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The woman was driving in a 2001… Read More
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently announced that some defective Takata airbag are much more dangerous than originally thought. New tests indicate that the chances of a dangerous airbag inflator rupture are as… Read More
On June 1, 2016, a new law went into effect requiring rental agencies to repair any safety defects open on their vehicles prior to renting them to customers, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Fleets with more than… Read More
Amidst growing concern regarding the dangers of cell phone radiation, researchers have released findings from a new study that identified a small link between cell phone radiation and cancer.
The researchers at the National Institute of Environmental… Read More
The largest safety recall in history just grew even larger with the addition of 40 million defective Takata airbags to the already massive list of recalled vehicles. The defective devices have been linked to 11 deaths and more than 100 injuries.
Previous… Read More
Two more deaths caused by defective Takata airbags have brought the international total to 11, also fueling renewed calls for more immediate action to remedy the defect.
The most recent death occurred on April 12 when a retired Florida woman succumbed… Read More
In August 2009, Honda quietly requested Takata Corp. create a “fail-safe” design change to its airbag inflators after ruptured inflators were linked to at least four injuries and a death.
The automaker, however, did not notify the National Highway Traffic… Read More
A federal jury issued a $500 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson after concluding that the company’s Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants were defective in design.
The plaintiffs in the case are Texas residents who had the device implanted and… Read More
Following an investigation requested by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) have determined that Lumber Liquidators flooring increases the risk of cancer due to the levels of formaldehyde in… Read More