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Feds Ask Takata & Automakers To Initiate Recall Over Airbags

By Brian Chase on November 19, 2014 - No comments

Airbag Failure AlertFederal auto safety regulators are calling on Japanese automotive supplier, Takata, as well as several automakers to initiate a nationwide recall of certain driver’s side airbags rather than the current regional actions limited to states with high humidity.

According to a USA Today news report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has said it is taking this action because of a new incident in North Carolina where the driver of a 2007 Ford Mustang was Read the rest »

 

Boston Scientific To Pay $26.7 Million In Vaginal Mesh Case

By Brian Chase on November 18, 2014 - No comments

Trans Vaginal Mesh LawsuitBoston Scientific Group must pay $26.7 million to a group of four women who alleged that the company’s transvaginal mesh implants had seriously injured them and adversely affected their quality of life.

According to a Bloomberg news report, jurors in federal court in Miami deliberated for just four hours before finding that the company’s officials defectively designed their Pinnacle pelvic organ implants and failed to properly warn Read the rest »

 

Honda Issues Recall After Another Death Linked To Takata Airbag

By Brian Chase on November 17, 2014 - No comments

Honda RecallAs federal officials increase scrutiny over defective Takata airbags, Honda has confirmed that the driver of one of its cars died in July after a Takata airbag exploded.

According to a New York Times news report, this is the fifth death linked to the defective airbags.

The latest report is about a driver who was pregnant when she was killed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Her unborn baby Read the rest »

 

Officials Say Silicon Valley Firm’s Wage Theft Worse Than Sweatshops

By Brian Chase on November 12, 2014 - No comments

Wage Theft EFI IncA Silicon Valley firm has been penalized for wage theft involving eight Indian employees who were paid well below minimum wage.

According to a news report, the workers who were flown in from Electronics for Imaging Inc.’s Bangalore offices, worked up to 122 hours a week helping the company move its headquarters from Foster City to Fremont, Calif.

They were given no overtime for their work and were paid about Read the rest »

 

Two Bitten By Kim Richards’ Pit Bull

By Brian Chase on November 11, 2014 - No comments

Kim Richards Dog Attack“Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Kim Richards’ pit bull has bitten at least two people, according to a RadarOnline report.

First, it was reported that Richards’ 18-year-old niece, Alexia, was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after the dog attacked her and left her with a puncture wound in the thumb.

RadarOnline also reported that an 80-year-old Las Vegas woman said to be a close friend of Richards, is filing a lawsuit against her after the dog viciously attacked her earlier this year.

Now, Richards is reportedly mulling over Read the rest »

 

Takata Knew About And Hid Airbag Dangers From Consumers

By Brian Chase on November 10, 2014 - No comments

Airbag Failure AlertOur auto defect lawyers have been following with great interest the development in the Takata airbag recall, which has affected millions of vehicles and consumers.

The New York Times released a report this week stating that the Japanese manufacturer, Takata, secretly conducted tests on 50 airbags it received from scrapyards and knew about the problem of exploding airbags in 2004, about 10 years ago.

According to the Times, during these secret tests, the Read the rest »

 


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Feds Ask Takata & Automakers To Initiate Recall Over Airbags

Federal auto safety regulators are calling on Japanese automotive supplier, Takata, as well as several automakers to initiate a nationwide recall of certain driver's side airbags rather than the

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Boston Scientific To Pay $26.7 Million In Vaginal Mesh Case

Boston Scientific Group has to pay $26.7 million to a group of four women who alleged that the company's transvaginal mesh implants had seriously injured them.

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Honda Issues Recall After Another Death Linked To Takata Airbag

Honda issued another recall as a fifth death has now been linked to Takata airbags as the result of an exploding airbag that killed a woman during a car accident.

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