Takata Airbags Face US Class Action Lawsuit

First Lawsuit in Class Action Against Takata Airbags Filed in Florida On Monday, October 27th, the first in what is sure to be a deluge of class action personal injury lawsuits was filed in Florida against Takata, after numerous safety recalls led to the discovery of the faulty, exploding airbags. The personal injury class action against the airbag manufacturer includes 21 plaintiffs across 10 states. Despite at least two years of vehicle recalls in the United States involving Takata airbags, the National Highway Traffic Safety … [Read more...]

New Class Action Lawsuit Against GM Filed for Vehicle Recall

$10 Billion Class Action Lawsuit Against GM Says Vehicle Recall Devalued Cars A new class action lawsuit against GM (General Motors) lawsuit filed, demanding $10 billion in compensation for owners of vehicles that fall under the automotive manufacturer’s massive 20 million unit vehicle recall. According to this this latest class action lawsuit against GM, GM owes its customers three times its annual earnings in compensation for financial losses incurred by the customers, because the vehicle recall has seriously devalued their cars. The … [Read more...]

Judge issues preliminary ruling on Toyota lawsuits

On Wednesday a federal judge heard arguments on a motion to dismiss several causes of action in 51 lawsuits filed against Toyota. The judge issued a preliminary opinion on the matter denying Toyota’s motion. According to the Yahoo News: Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed since the Japanese automaker start[ed] recalling millions of vehicles because of sudden-acceleration problems in several models and brake defenses with the Prius hybrid. Toyota claims its electronic throttle control system is safe and that it will prove so in … [Read more...]