Product Liability Articles
“Park It Now” injunction denied in favor of NHTSA’s role in GM ignition switch recall
Citing his desire not overstep the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) expertise, Texas’ U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos refused to issue a “park it now” notice to consumers driving one of 2.5 million recalled General Motors (GM) vehicles.
Pennsylvania lawsuit claims Ryobi table saw is “unreasonably dangerous”
A products liability lawsuit has been filed by a Pennsylvania man who suffered severe permanent injuries while working with what he claims is an “unreasonably dangerous” Ryobi table saw.
Delphi Automotive probed by U.S. Senators for failure to replace GM’s defective ignition switches
Tuesday, U.S. senators began to turn their questions about the massive General Motors (GM) ignition switch recall to the company’s ignition switch supplier, Delphi Automotive PLC. The controversial defective ignition switches are believed to have been responsible for 13 fatal
Volkswagen temporarily halting North American sales of four popular 2014 vehicles due to oil leakage
This Wednesday, Volkswagen (VW) has announced that it will halt its North American sales on approximately 27,000 current model year Passats, Jettas, Beetles and Beetle Convertibles with 1.8-liter engines and automatic transmission. All of the models were built after Feb.
GM continues to ignore NHTSA’s questioning deadline, penalized $7,000 for each day overdue
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this Tuesday, General Motors (GM) has missed an April 3 deadline to release information regarding its recent defective ignition switch recall of 2.6 million vehicles. Due to its tardiness, a fine
Families struggle with the possibility GM may not be criminally prosecuted for its misdeeds
According to the Huffington Post, families who have lost loved ones in General Motors (GM) vehicles with defective ignition switches want GM insiders to suffer more than just large fines for allegedly covering up their vehicles’ problems.
Frustrated families of GM ignition switch victims seek real answers, action
General Motors Co. Chief Executive Mary Barra testified before a Congressional panel Tuesday in an effort to provide lawmakers with an understanding of the company’s failure to recall defective ignition switches and allowing six of its models to remain on
GM retains former BP oil spill fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg to help with ignition switch crisis
General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra said her company has retained former BP oil spill administrator Kenneth Feinberg to shepherd the company through its options amid its ignition switch crisis.
GM approved subpar ignition switches, manufacturer says
General Motors (GM) approved ignition switches that are being blamed for multiple crashes, deaths, and injuries even though the mechanisms failed to meet the company’s specifications, the company that supplied the part told congressional investigators.
Doctor advises patients to stop using talc for personal hygiene
“I have always advised gynecologists [that] if they examine a woman and see she is using talc in the vaginal area, to tell her to stop,” Daniel W. Cramer, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston,