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Trinity Industries Guardrails Pass Second Round of Federal Tests

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 Pleads Guilty in Lawsuit over Tainted Children's Medicine

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

Takata Facing Daily Fines for Violating NHTSA Orders

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

DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Settlement Extended to Include More Injured People

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

GM Ignition Switch Claim Deadline Ends; Company Pays Settlements to Victims

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 Faces Intense Scrutiny After Airbag Debacle

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

Recall: Ace Bayou Bean Bag Deaths Attributed to Suffocation

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

Graco Expands Child Seat Recall, Now Largest in History

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

GM Issues Compensation Framework for Injuries and Deaths Due to Ignition Switch Recall

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

GM Recalls another 3.16 Million Cars for Defective Ignition Switches

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

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