Car Accident

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Seatback Safety: Stuck in the 1960s

May 16, 2022

Cars and trucks are, for the most part, safer than 50 years ago.  Seat belts have made them safer.  Airbags have made them safer.  Electronic stability control has made them safer.  Other advances in technology continue to make them safer.  There is, however, a gaping hole in automotive safety in 2022.  That gaping hole is…

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Three Cases, Three Recalls, and A $35 Million Letter: Safety Through Litigation

April 20, 2022

From the Dalkon Shield IUD to thalidomide to three-wheel ATVs, product liability lawsuits have helped identify dangerous and defective products in the marketplace. Juries have then often sent a message to manufacturers that the community will not tolerate products that kill and maim. Even then, manufacturers do not always act responsibly and promptly to recall…

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Car Accidents: Human Error vs. Failure in Technology

February 16, 2022

“Ninety-four percent of traffic accidents are caused by human error.” This supposed statistic has become a common refrain amongst the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, the state departments of transportation, automotive manufacturers, and major media outlets. But is this really true?  It is not.  In fact, not only is this statement false, it is dangerous.…

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Recall Round-Up November 24, 2021

November 24, 2021

Recall Round-Up: November 24, 2021 This edition of Recall Round-Up features vehicles recalls involving Mazda, Ram Trucks, Audi, Toyota, and Jeep. Mazda becomes latest manufacturer to recall vehicles due to faulty Denso fuel pumps. Mazda has announced a recall that covers over 121,000 vehicles due to the possibility that the vehicles were manufactured with a…

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Recall Round-Up November 16, 2021

November 16, 2021

Recall Round-Up: November 16, 2021 This edition of Recall Round-Up features recalls from Hyundai, Hanna Andersson, Ellume Health, and an update on the Volvo airbag recall. Hyundai issues two recalls surrounding seat belt pretensioners as well as brake line fluid. Hyundai, which has been the subject of multiple recalls during 2021, has issued two more.…

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Recall Round-Up November 10, 2021

November 10, 2021

Recall Round-Up: November 10, 2021 This edition of Recall Round-Up features recalls from Audi, Tesla, Kubota, and Yardline Play Systems & Gorilla Playsets. Audi issues recall covering nearly all 2022 models over backup camera malfunction. Due to a software error, Audi has announced that it is recalling most of its 2022 model year vehicles, some…

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Recall Round-Up November 4, 2021

November 4, 2021

Recall Round-Up: November 4, 2021 This edition of Recall Round-Up features recalls from Volvo, Ram Trucks, Walmart, myCharge, and a continuation on the recall surrounding the Chevrolet Bolt. Volvo expands recall of sedans to almost 260,000 vehicles over airbag malfunctions. Volvo has expanded upon its 2020 recall of their model S60 and S80 sedans produced…

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Recall Round-Up: June 15, 2021

June 16, 2021

Recall Round-up: June 15, 2021 This edition of the recall round-up features product recalls from General Motors, Philips, Volvo, Wild Republic, and Banner Smoked Fish Inc. General Motors                                                       …

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Recall Round-Up: March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020

Recall Round-Up: March 20, 2020 This week’s recall round-up is all about automobiles. We’ve got 3 recalls from 3 different manufacturers totaling nearly 175,000 defective vehicles. Make sure you follow our series to stay up to date on all the latest recall information. 2018-2020 Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator Jeep recalled more than 33,000 2020 Wranglers…

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Millions of Defective Airbags Under Investigation

April 26, 2019

Millions of Defective Airbags Under Investigation NHTSA announced they are expanding their investigation into 12 million vehicles for potentially defective airbags. Most of the news lately has been about exploding airbags manufactured by Takata. This investigation, however, seeks to explain why millions of airbags units manufactured by ZF have failed to deploy in an accident.…

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