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Previous Next RECALL: Defective Airbags in Cars Including Honda

Back in September, Honda recalled 14 million of their cars made by the Japanese part supplier company Takata, because the airbags had the potential to explode and injure or even kill vehicle occupants. The defective airbags didn’t just go into Honda vehicles. They went into a variety of Japanese, American and German-made cars over the […]

Louis Garneau Recalls Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets Due to Injury Hazard

Louis Garneau has issued a recall for its Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets due to an injury hazard. The helmet can fail to protect the wearer from impact injuries in cold temperatures. The recall affects about 1,180 helmets sold at independent bicycle dealers nationwide and online at Louisgarneau.com from January 2014 through September 2014. This recall involves […]

Staten Island Boy Scarred by Faulty T-Ball Bat – Father Sue

A Staten Island father has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against Franklin Sports, Inc. after its Adjust-A-Hit T-ball set shattered with his 5-year-old son and his brother was playing with the toy in their home. When the boy’s brother swung the bat, a chunk of the toy snapped off and shot into the boy’s face, […]

Orbea Recalls Avant Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Orbea has recalled its Avant bicycles and carbon farmesets sold with hydraulic disk brakes and all Avant bicycles and carbon framesets that are capable of being configured with hydraulic disk brakes due to a fall hazard. No injuries have been reported to date. The bicycles were sold at authorized Orbea bicycle retailers nationwide from August […]

GM Finds More Safety Problems, Threatening Their Reputation

Following G.M’.s announcement last week that they will recall another 8.4 million cars and trucks for a range of defects, it appears that the recall is a direct result of the company’s newfound vigilance to rooting out safety issues. But despite the company’s new roster of product investigations, the increasing number of recalls – which […]

As GM Recall Expands, GM Offers $1 Million for Victims of Faulty Ignition Switch

Last week, GM announced the recall of 8.4 million more vehicle worldwide – most of them for an ignition defect similar to the flaw that the company failed to disclose in other models for more than a decade. The company announced the recall right after they unveiled a plan to pay victims of accidents caused […]