Toyota, recalling some 778,000 vehicles, is warning owners not to allow front-seat passengers until the airbags are fixed. “In fact, Toyota considers the Takata passenger bags so dangerous that dealers are being told to shut off the passenger bags if an owner comes in for recall repairs but parts aren’t yet available,” USA Today says.
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VW has admitted wrong and agreed to pay out in a class action lawsuit at an undetermined amount. However, if you were affected by VW’s disreputable actions then you should highly consider opting-out of the class action and instead file an individual lawsuit with the help of independent council.
If you are injured by a defective product of any type, you may have a claim for damages against the manufacturer, designer, or distributor of that products. However, before you file your lawsuit, it is important that you understand the three different types of product liability claims...
If you’ve been injured in a hoverboard accident, you may have a personal injury claim (defective product claim / product liability claim, specifically) against the manufacturer of the hoverboard or the retailer.
Multiple other vehicle types became involved in the massive recall. Toyota alone recalled over a million vehicles off the road. The Wall Street Journal reported the Honda Accord as being one of the models with the Takata airbags.
Staying up to date on current news such as recalls is important and if your vehicle may be affected by the brake defect, please get your vehicle serviced immediately.
Over the last fifty years, a wide variety of such safety violations and defects have been discovered in various makes and models of the nation’s fleet of vehicles. Those problems have included everything from defective and substandard steering equipment to defective brakes and accelerators, wiring problems, defective airbags, and tire issues. Learn more here about this important safety issue that affects drivers in Laredo and across Texas and the nation.