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Ford Recalls 451,865 Vehicles Due to Defective Fuel Tanks

Ford will recall 451,865 Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans in North America due to a defective canister purge valve in the fuel tank.  This recall affects the 2010 and 2011 models of the above referenced vehicles.  Of the affected vehicles, approximately 411,205 vehicles are in the United States.  The vehicles affected were constructed at its [...]

November 25th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 451,865 Vehicles Due to Defective Fuel Tanks

History Repeats Itself: Volkswagen was Sued by the EPA for Cheating on Emissions in 1974

In 1974, Volkswagen was sued by the U.S. EPA for violating the Clean Air Act by utilizing emissions defeat devices on their vehicles.  VW settled the lawsuit for $120,000 and the promise to comply with the Clean Air Act in the future.  This past violation is virtually identical to the current VW “clean diesel” fraud. [...]

October 1st, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on History Repeats Itself: Volkswagen was Sued by the EPA for Cheating on Emissions in 1974

13 Bicycle Manufacturers Recall Nearly 1.3 Million Bicycles in the United States due to Front Disc Brake Defect

Thirteen bicycle manufacturers have recalled nearly 1.3 million bicycles equipped with front disc brakes and quick-release levers on the front wheel hub in the U.S.  These bicycles were manufactured from 1998 to 2015.  Below is a list of the manufacturers, brand and the affected years of the bicycles being recalled: Company  Brand  Model Year(s)   Web [...]

October 1st, 2015|Bicycle Defects|Comments Off on 13 Bicycle Manufacturers Recall Nearly 1.3 Million Bicycles in the United States due to Front Disc Brake Defect

Volkswagen Cheated to Steal Money from Consumers While Damaging the Environment

On September 24, 2015, The Brandi Law Firm filed a proposed class action suit against Volkswagen U.S. for allegedly using software to cheat emissions tests.  (Goodrich et al v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. and Volkswagen AG, United States District Court Northern District No. 3:15-cv-04397 EDL) In the complaint, The Brandi Law Firm alleges; “In [...]

September 29th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Volkswagen Cheated to Steal Money from Consumers While Damaging the Environment

Volkswagen Caught Defrauding Regulators – Potentially 11 Million Vehicles Affected

If you are driving a Volkswagen car is there anything else you can’t trust? Volkswagen has admitted that 11 million of its vehicles were equipped with a Type EA 189 2-liter diesel engine that were manufactured with software that was used to cheat on emission tests.  Previously, Volkswagen had acknowledged that the problem affected only [...]

September 22nd, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Volkswagen Caught Defrauding Regulators – Potentially 11 Million Vehicles Affected

FDA Announces recall on OmniPod Insulin Management System Units

The FDA announced on August 27 that the Insulet Corporation initiated a voluntary recall of some of its OmniPod Insulin Management System units.  This is due to the possibility that certain lots of the OmniPod may have a higher rate of failure.  This can happen when a cannula completely retracts or fails to fully deploy, [...]

August 28th, 2015|Drug and Medical Device Litigation, OmniPod|Comments Off on FDA Announces recall on OmniPod Insulin Management System Units

San Francisco DA Denounces Uber Background Checks

Previously, it was discovered that 25 Uber drivers in Los Angeles and San Francisco had previous convictions including sex offenders, identity thieves, burglars, kidnappers, and a murder when they received citations by airport police.  On August 18, San Franciscan District Attorney George Gascón along with Jackie Lacey of the Los Angeles District Attorney Office filed [...]

August 20th, 2015|Uber|Comments Off on San Francisco DA Denounces Uber Background Checks

Britax to Recall 213,753 Car Seats due to Harness Defect

Britax is set to recall 213,753 of its Advocate ClickTight, Boulevard ClickTight, and Marathon Click Tight model convertible car seats due to a harness defect.  Only seats with the “Clicktight Dial” are included in the recall.  The reason for the recall is that in the affected models this “dial” may stick in the release position [...]

August 17th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Britax to Recall 213,753 Car Seats due to Harness Defect

Mazda to Recall 193,484 CX-9 Vehicles in Salt Belt States

Mazda will recall 193,484 CX-9 vehicles in two different phases due to a corrosion defect.  The reason for the recall is that the affected vehicles have front suspension ball joints that will corrode from water leaking.  Because of the corrosion, the front lower control arm may separate and break which will cause the loss of [...]

August 10th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Mazda to Recall 193,484 CX-9 Vehicles in Salt Belt States

Chrysler to Recall 284,153 Dodge Chargers due to Side Airbag Defect

On July 27, 2017, Chrysler announced that it will recall 284,153 Dodge Chargers due to a side airbag defect.  The Chargers were manufactured from May 6, 2010, to June 5, 2014.  The models affected are from their 2011 to 2014 line. The reason for the recall is that the side impact airbag’s pressure sensors installed [...]

August 3rd, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Chrysler to Recall 284,153 Dodge Chargers due to Side Airbag Defect