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Why Do People Ignore Auto Safety Recalls?

More than 53.2 million vehicles were under recall in the United States during 2016 – more than any in our nation’s history. Auto defects like Takata’s airbag inflators have significantly contributed to this high number. It is common knowledge that these defects may cause death or catastrophic injuries. However, some people with recalled vehicles do not … Continue reading

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Is Your Vehicle on Takata’s Recall List?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that Takata is set to recall an additional 35 to 40 million vehicles over defective airbag inflators that have been responsible for 10 deaths and more than 100 injuries. Takata’s defective airbags explode with such force during car accidents that shrapnel shoots at high speeds into … Continue reading

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Shocking Takata Emails Show Data Manipulation for Defective Airbags

Recently unsealed documents from a personal injury case involving defective Takata airbags show emails where employees are joking with each other while manipulating safety data. In one email from 2006, a Takata engineer responsible for airbag tests wrote “Happy Manipulating!!!” to another employee. Emails and memos between workers in America and Japan show a complete … Continue reading

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Why Justice Matters for People Affected by GM’s Faulty Ignition Switches

Defective equipment in automobiles have killed or severely injured hundreds of people in recent years. Take for example the recent injuries and deaths over General Motors (GM) ignition switches, which have allegedly killed more than 120 people and injured another 275. The faulty ignition switches caused some GM vehicles to shut down while driving. Once … Continue reading

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