Month: January 2015

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  • January
    29 2015

    No Extension For GM Ignition Switch Claims Deadline

    The troubled automaker announced that it would not extend GM ignition switch claims past the current January 31 deadline. The company rejected the proposal of two U.S. Senators to extend the GM ignition switch claims deadline, citing that it had already pushed the deadline back from its original December 31, 2014, date. The claims stem […]

  • January
    26 2015

    Florida Woman Files Takata Airbag Injury Lawsuit

    A Jacksonville, Florida, woman has filed a Takata airbag injury lawsuit against the airbag manufacturer and the Honda Motor Corporation. Ms. Pamela Mincey, 76, alleges in her Takata airbag injury lawsuit that both Honda and Takata kept information about the dangers of the explosive airbags hidden from the public for more than ten years. Ms. […]

  • January
    23 2015

    Honda Expands Takata Airbag Recall List of Affected Vehicles

    Earlier this week, Honda Motor Corporation announced that it would expand its Takata airbag recall list to include more than 1,200 2015 model year Crosstour sport utility vehicles. The expansion of the Takata airbag recall list stems from a defective inflator tube in the side air bag system. The problem is not related to the […]

  • January
    21 2015

    Panel Oversees Takata Airbag Inflator Recall Process

    An independent panel of former federal officials and business leaders will oversee the Takata airbag inflator recall process. The panel’s objectives will include auditing the company’s current manufacturing processes, refining the firm’s corporate decision-making procedures since the massive Takata airbag inflator recall, and examining the controversial chemical propellant used in the airbag inflator systems. The […]

  • January
    20 2015

    GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Reaches 49

    General Motors announced that the number of GM ignition switch death claims the company paid out has reached 49. The automaker has established a compensation fund for victims of accidents related to a defective ignition switch. The faulty switch has been found in over 2.6 million small cars the company produced over more than ten […]