Month: June 2019

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  • June
    19 2019

    Reports of Faulty Brake Vacuum Pumps Trigger Federal Investigation of General Motors

    Federal authorities are currently investigating more than 110 reports of faulty brake vacuum pumps in GM vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the brake vacuum pumps can reportedly deteriorate, making it harder to apply the brakes while increasing stopping distances. To date, two injuries and nine auto accidents have reportedly been […]

  • June
    14 2019

    California Jury Grants a $12 Million Award to the Plaintiff of a Johnson & Johnson Talc Lawsuit

    A California jury recently awarded a 61-year-old woman $12 million, ending a contentious talcum powder trial and sending a clear message to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Colgate-Palmolive (Colgate).1 On June 12th, the jury announced that J&J and Colgate were each 40 percent liable for the plaintiff’s mesothelioma, with 20 percent of the liability being […]

  • June
    12 2019

    Deadly Dallas Crane Collapse Forces 500 to Evacuate, Investigation Ongoing

    Hundreds of Dallas residents had their lives turned upside down—and one woman lost her life—when a construction crane suddenly collapsed onto a downtown apartment building on Sunday, June 9th. At about 2 p.m., just after a severe thunderstorm warning had been issued for Dallas, the crane came crashing down on Elan City Lights Apartments. As […]

  • June
    12 2019

    NHTSA Investigates Defective Airbags Linked to 8 Deaths

    Authorities at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are currently investigating defective airbags in about 12.3 million vehicles made by six major automakers. The defect in question has been tied to as many as 8 deaths and at least a dozen injuries. The Amaro Law Firm is also looking into these deadly airbag defects […]

  • June
    11 2019

    Santa Fe Gas Line Explosion Leaves 5 Workers in Critical Condition, Investigation Underway

    Five gas line workers in Santa Fe are currently in critical condition after a gas line explosion hurled flames several feet into the sky above. According to authorities, the gas line burst just after 6 p.m. on Thursday June 6th. The workers, who were Dayton Pipeline employees working under contract for CenterPoint Energy, were reportedly […]