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Johnson & Johnson Found Liable in Pelvic Mesh Case

On Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, a jury returned a $5.5 million verdict against Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, finding the company liable for an Indiana woman’s inability to have sexual intercourse after having a Prolift pelvic mesh implanted. The… Read More

Five Million Vehicles Recalled for Defective Continental Airbag

In a separate airbag recall reminiscent of the Takata scandal, Continental Automotive Systems is recalling defective airbag control units in nearly five million vehicles worldwide. Less than two million vehicles are affected in the United States. According… Read More

DOT Launches “Safe Cars Save Lives” Campaign After Record Vehicle Recalls in 2015

On Jan. 21, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation launched the “Safe Cars Save Lives” campaign to urge consumers to check for important safety recalls affecting their vehicles. The number of cars recalled in 2015 hit a record level. Last year,… Read More

Takata Airbag Linked to 8th U.S. Fatality

A teen boy became the eighth death in the United States linked to faulty Takata airbags known to explode violently. It marks the ninth death internationally. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was notified about the fatality in… Read More

Fiat Chrysler Failed to Notify Regulators About Deaths and Injuries

Fiat Chrysler, already under intense scrutiny for its failure to handle a number of auto recalls in recent years, has faced yet another blow to its flawed recall processes. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has accused the automaker… Read More

Federal Investigation into Takata Airbags Expanded

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded its investigation of Takata Corp., a Japanese airbag manufacturer, after a recent collision which raised several new concerns. In June, a 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan collided with a deer… Read More

124 Deaths Linked to GM Faulty Ignition Switch Others Excluded from Compensation

According to a recent report from the General Motors (GM) compensation fund for victims of the company's faulty ignition switch, there have been 124 deaths and 266 injuries tied to the defect. If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of… Read More

Ice Cream Recalls Raise Questions About Listeria

This just in: testing finds more listeria in Jeni's ice cream, this time at its Columbus ice cream plant. According to the company's CEO, testing suggests listeria was present in other pints, from the same batch as the pint that initially tested positive… Read More

Stryker Claims Deadline Extended to April 17, 2015

Stryker Corp. has again extended the deadline for claims regarding its Rejuvenate, ABG II and Accolade hip implant devices. Patients who were implanted with these allegedly defective products have until April 17, 2015 to file a claim. The extended deadline… Read More

Walden Wrongful Death Trial Could Lead to Jeep Recall

The wrongful death trial of Remington Walden could renew the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations (NHTSA) push for a massive recall of older Jeep models whose fuel tanks are allegedly prone to catching fire during an auto accident. Four-year-old… Read More

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