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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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The Cooper Firm Settles First-of-its-Kind Exploding Airbag Case for Confidential Amount

April 19, 2016

Featured Case: The Cooper Firm Settles First-of-its-Kind Exploding Airbag Case for Confidential Amount In April, 2014, our client was driving a 2004 Kia Optima when another vehicle pulled in front of her, causing her to brake, lose control of her vehicle, and hit a wall head-on at low speed. The impact caused her driver’s side…

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Mitsubishi Recalls 460k vehicles after 5 people injured

July 17, 2015

Mitsubishi Recalls 460k vehicles after 5 people injured Mitsubishi is recalling around 460,000 vehicles due to a defect which could result in the airbag pushing the sun visor into passengers causing injuries in a crash. Mitsubishi has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of five passengers that have been injured as a result of…

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Honda confirms another death due to Takata airbag

June 17, 2015

Honda confirms another death due to Takata airbag Honda has confirmed another death as a result of the rupture of a defective Takata airbag. This is the seventh death worldwide associated with the defective Takata airbags. The airbags have potential to explode too forcefully sending out metal or plastic shrapnel into occupants. Honda recently reported…

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Toyota and Nissan expand Takata recall to nearly 6.6 million vehicles

May 15, 2015

Toyota and Nissan expand Takata recall to nearly 6.6 million vehicles Toyota and Nissan have issued a recall of an additional 6.56 million vehicles with defective Takata airbags. Toyota’s recall affects 5 million vehicles across the globe including 637,000 in the United States, 1.4 million in Japan and 18,000 in Canada. The recall affects 35…

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Honda Expands Takata Airbag Recall to Nearly 105,000 More Vehicles

March 31, 2015

Honda Expands Takata Airbag Recall to Nearly 105,000 More Vehicles The already very long list of vehicles recalled for exploding Takata airbags is continuing to grow. Honda expanded its recall to 104,871 more vehicles, including its 2001 Honda Accord, 2004 Honda Civic, and 2008 Honda Pilot. The expanded recall affects vehicles nationwide, instead of just…

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Takata Refuses to Expand Recall Leaving Auto Manufacturers with Large Burden or Penalties

January 13, 2015

Takata Refuses to Expand Recall Leaving Auto Manufacturers with Large Burden or Penalties Close to 8 million vehicles by 10 different auto manufacturers have been recalled this year due to Takata’s exploding airbags. The airbags could inflate in minor accidents or without cause sending pieces of shrapnel into the driver’s body which could result in…

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Takata airbag recall: Is your vehicle on the list?

October 22, 2014

Takata Airbag Recall Lawyer The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is now advising nearly 8 million drivers to take “immediate action” against defective airbags that could explode and harm occupants. In a post on its website, NHTSA shared a message urging consumers to have their airbags replaced immediately if their vehicle was on the recalled…

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