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Another Recall for Takata: Inflators with Calcium Sulfate

By Jeff Brown |

It seems that the Takata airbag disaster is never quite over: On July 11th, Takata added an additional 2.7 million airbags to the nation’s largest auto industry recall in history after a new hazard was detected. Reportedly, a subset of its airbag inflators that rely on calcium sulfate can also rupture while deploying, sending… Read More »

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Supreme Court Opens Door To Additional Injury Claims against General Motors

By Jeff Brown |

The headaches (and lawsuits) aren’t yet over for General Motors (GM), as the company still faces many personal injury and wrongful death claims as a result of fallout over its faulty ignition switches. The defect plagued its cars (and customers) for almost a decade, leading to massive recalls and over 100 deaths. Most of… Read More »

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Kia and Hyundai Engine Failure Increasing Risk of Auto Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

In early April, Kia and Hyundai announced that they were recalling close to 1.5 million cars in countries like the U.S. due to engine issues which caused the vehicles to stall, thereby increasing the risk of auto accidents. The recall covers models such as the 2013-2014 Sonata midsize cars, 2013-2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport… Read More »

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New Study Highlights Toxins in Baby Pacifiers

By Jeff Brown |

A new study just released by the American Chemical Society found that the most popular teething rings contain hormone-disrupting chemicals and toxins linked to an increased risk of developing cancer, obesity, and heart disease. Although the teethers were found to contain these harmful substances—including Bisphenol A (BPA), Bisphenol S, Bisphenol F, parabens, and antimicrobials… Read More »

Used Cars Slipping Past Recalls, Leading To Deaths on the Road

By Jeff Brown |

On October 26th, the New York Times featured an article on how used cars are falling through the cracks when it comes to recall safeguards, placing many drivers in danger each year. Although consumers may believe that the Takata airbag disaster is over and done with, in fact, it claimed another life recently. Cars… Read More »

Samsung Smartphones Still a Danger

By Jeff Brown |

When you go to the cell phone store to pick out a new, shiny, and often costly smartphone, you likely ask questions about its speed and memory. However, you may not think to ask about the possibility of spontaneous combustion and personal injury. Unfortunately, more than a million owners of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7… Read More »

Products Can Cause Injuries In Odd Ways

By Jeff Brown |

Every consumer should be aware that defective or dangerous products can lead to personal injuries. One type of product that is often at the heart of personal injury claims are pharmaceuticals. Pharmaceuticals can have many benefits and can help to regulate dangerous health conditions, however, they can also have serious side effects that can… Read More »

Dangerous Products Right In Your Home

By Jeff Brown |

When you think of a legal claim for personal injury, you likely first think to a car accident or a slip and fall in a store. While these are common claims, personal Injuries can happen in many different ways and many can occur right in your own home. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)… Read More »

Hoverboards Cause Many Injuries Nationwide

By Jeff Brown |

Millions of children across the United States had the same thing at the top of their holidays gift lists: a hoverboard. Hoverboards, which are actually two-wheeled scooters, are the newest trend in recreational vehicles in the U.S. Unfortunately for many families that purchased hoverboards, these vehicles also caused numerous people to spend their holiday… Read More »

Manufacturer Takata Admits to Defective Airbags in Millions of Vehicles

By Jeff Brown |

For months, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been investigating the possibility that manufacturer Takata had produced and sold defective airbags in many different types of vehicles. Reports indicated that, upon deployment, numerous airbags made by the company had ruptured and exploded. Such an explosion caused metal pieces to fly out with… Read More »

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