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Europe Proposes New Safety Features for Cars

Europe Proposes New Safety Features for Cars In a move toward highway safety this week, the European union’s executive commission proposed new safety features on cars and trucks including speed limiters, back-up cameras and sensors, and warning systems for drowsy or distracted drivers. The European Commission hopes to have these safety features in vehicles by…
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Recall Round-Up

Recall Round-Up: March 29, 2019

Recall Round-Up: March 29,2019 This week in our recurring series “Recall Round-Up” we provide details on automobile recalls from Porsche and Volkswagen, product recalls from Honda and Betsey Johnson, and food recalls from Henry Avocado and Tyson Chicken. Porsche Porsche issued 2 recalls recently for both SUVs and sedans in their fleet. The first recall…
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Honda Re-Issues Recall for Improperly Installed Takata Airbag

Honda Re-Issues Recall for Improperly Installed Takata Airbag Honda recently issued another recall for the dangerous Takata airbags. This time, it was due to an improper installation following a previously issued recall. According to the manufacturer, the replaced inflators could still be dangerous. This recall affects 1.2 million vehicles in North America and covers Honda…
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Recall Round-Up: March 8, 2019

Recall Round-Up: March 8, 2019 This week in our recurring series “Recall Round-Up” we cover a major recall from Kia and Hyundai, a product recall from TJ Maxx and a special announcement from the Consumer and Product Safety Commission. Kia-Hyundai Kia and Hyundai announced a recall of over 500,000 vehicles recently due to a fire…
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Recall Round-Up: February 22, 2019

Recall Round-Up: February 22, 2019 Welcome to our series Recall Round-Up where we scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in the United States. This week we cover a major recall of Ford vehicles, and product recalls from Target, Crate and Barrel and Academy Sports. Ford and Lincoln vehicles This…
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Ford Explorer Again Tops Vehicle Safety Watch List

Each quarter, The Safety Institute releases a list of the top 15 vehicles to watch with regards to safety concerns. The list is compiled by researching public data in addition to consumer complaints filed with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration database.  In January, TSI provided the Vehicle Safety Watch List for the final quarter of…
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Court Rules Brand-Name Drug Companies Responsible for Generic’s Harmful Side Effects

A recent ruling in California has now made it possible to hold brand-name drug companies responsible when a generic version of their drug causes harm to a consumer. Drew Ashby says “This is a perfect example of what we often see not only in our cases, but in other high-stakes product liability trials around the…
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Recall Round-Up

Recall Round-Up: February 1, 2019

We are back! Despite a government shutdown, there are people still diligently working to make sure consumers are aware of potentially dangerous products or automobiles. We’ve gathered their announcements and included short summaries below in our recurring series “Recall Round-Up“. We start our 2019 posts covering an expanded Takata recall and cover several other recalls…
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Recall Round-Up

Recall Round-Up: December 21, 2018

Recall Round-Up: December 21, 2018 Welcome to our series Recall Round-Up where we scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in the United States. This is our last post for 2018! We hope you have felt informed about the latest recall information in the United States for both products and…
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2018 Giving

A Season of Giving – 2018

A Season of Giving – 2018 Every year we are thankful for the many partnerships we have formed that benefit the greater good. Our partnerships with our fellow attorneys have allowed us to pursue justice not just for our deserving clients, but also for our communities. By working alongside each other, we help to ensure…
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Honda

Honda Recalls 100k Odyssey Minivans for Faulty Door Latch

Honda Recalls 100k Odyssey MiniVans for Faulty Door Latch Honda recently announced a safety recall for over 100k 2018-2019 Honda Odyssey vans. According to the manufacturer, the power door mechanism on both sides of the vehicle are prone to sticking an can unintentionally be left open. If not properly closed, the doors may open while…
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Recall Round Up

Recall Round-Up: November 9, 2018

Recall Round-Up: November 9, 2018 Welcome to our series Recall Round-Up where we scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in the United States. This week we provide details on recalls for Ford, Kia, BMW, and Duncan Hines. Ford Fusion & Lincoln MKZ Ford announced a recall this…
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