After a second round of government crash tests, Trinity Industries Inc.s guardrails appear to be safe despite previous reports of the products failures.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced that the ET-Plus system used in millions of guardrails… Read More
McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges that the company sold contaminated over-the counter toddler and children's medicine.
On Tuesday, March 10, the company acknowledged that after… Read More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it is levying the maximum daily fines possible against Japanese auto parts manufacturer Takata Corp. after the company refused to cooperate with the NHTSA's probe into the faulty… Read More
The defective DePuy ASR hip implant was recalled worldwide in 2010, after DePuy and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson, admitted that the implants were faulty. A settlement fund was created to compensate patients who required a new hip replacement… Read More
General Motors Company (GM) has begun the process of evaluating claims and paying out settlement funds to some of the thousands of drivers injured by the company's defective ignition switches.
GM created the compensation fund with the expectation of… Read More
Takata Corporation, the Japanese airbag parts manufacturer, continues to have difficulty dealing with the demands of the U.S. safety regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Reports of Secret Testing
Recent reports from… Read More
Ace Bayou Corp., of New Orleans, La., has issued a recall of 2.2 million bean bag chairs after separate incidents where a 13-year-old boy from McKinney, Tex. and a 3-year-old from Lexington, Ky. were found inside the chairs, dead of apparent suffocation.
The… Read More
After giving in to pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco has expanded their recall to include an additional 1.9 million infant car seats. In total, the manufacturer has recalled 6.2 million toddler seats, but continues to deny the seats are unsafe.
The… Read More
On June 30, 2014 GM issued its framework and guidelines for providing compensation to individuals injured and killed as a result of the ignition switch defect. A claim resolution facility has been set up, and it will be run by Kenneth Feinberg. Claims… Read More
Once again, General Motors has issued a recall for more than 3 million vehicles produced between 2000 and 2014 for ignition switch issues.
On Monday, June 16, the automaker revealed the following models were equipped with an ignition key that could cause… Read More