| Oct 24, 2014
Vehicles Affected: Nearly 900 model-year 2015 Chevrolet Corvette sports cars in two separate actions, one involving about 800 vehicles manufactured between Aug. 20 and Sept. 4, and the other recalling nearly 100 vehicles manufactured between Aug. 20 and...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:34 PM
The law firm that negotiated a $1.6-billion class action settlement with Toyota in the 2013 sudden acceleration case -- and just filed suit against General Motors over that company's faulty ignition switch -- is now targeting Takata air bags and Honda....
| Oct 23, 2014
This week saw the latest expansion of airbag recalls that began 18 months ago from Japanese supplier Takata Corp. and is now linked to at least four deaths. As of today, the recall affects some 7.8 million vehicles in the......
| Oct 20, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is counseling owners of vehicles affected by the massive Takata airbag recall to act fast to replace their defective airbags. The recall, expanded several times during the year, involves airbags that...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:12 PM
The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association, a nonprofit association dedicated to the safe selection and use of juvenile products, offers the following safety tips from its “Safe and Sound for Baby: A Guide to Baby Product Safety, Selection...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:19 PM
When the Food & Drug Administration recalls your "all natural" dietary supplement for containing prescription pharmaceuticals, you may think that ensures a rapid restoration of the misbranded product to its wholesome natural state, right?
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:08 AM
General Motors said its general counsel, Michael Millikin, will retire early next year.
Millikin, the top legal officer at the automaker, has come under intense scrutiny for the way his department handled death and injury claims for a defective ignition...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:28 AM
The automobile ignition switch problem is back "on."
Chrysler is recalling 349,442 of its 2008 Dodge Charger sedans, Dodge Magnum station wagons, Chrysler 300 sedans, Jeep Commander and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs.
The problem: Faulty ignition switches...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it will recall about 20,000 model year 2014 Avalon, Camry, Highlander and Sienna vehicles and model year 2015 Lexus RX sport-utility vehicles equipped with a certain engine.
The automaker said that in cars sold with...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:18 PM
General Motors has expanded its ignition switch recall to encompass 7.6 million more U.S. vehicles made from 1997 to 2014.
GM, the world’s second largest automaker, has now recalled 29 million vehicles this year. More than half of them were...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The number of people killed in crashes caused by a faulty ignition switch in older General Motors cars now stands at 19, almost 50% higher than the automaker’s previous estimate, and could rise to well over 100.
That is according to the first...