Vehicle technology, in many cases, aims to save our lives in the event of a car accident. In yesterday’s blog post, we told you about a recent study done by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety on many advances in vehicle technology – such as electronic stability control and airbags – that have saved thousands…

Toyota has issued a voluntary recall of 1.7 million vehicles across the globe including 245,000 Lexus IS and GS vehicle models in the United States. The brand once known for reliability now suffers after record recalls, ongoing lawsuits for car accidents caused by involuntary acceleration, federal investigations and federal fines that have reached a record…

Maclaren has reported that 30,000 strollers throughout North America have a potential amputation and laceration hazard. Now, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada in partnership with Maclaren have issued a voluntary recall over the potential risk. Since 1999, over one million strollers have sold, and dozens of reports have been filed alleging…

According to details from KTLA, there is something in various boxes of cereal that is not necessarily part of a complete breakfast as the Kellogg Company is voluntarily issuing a products liability recall after some consumers became sick from eating their products. Our personal injury lawyers know that a lot of people enjoy a nice…

Since January, no automaker has been going through more turmoil than Toyota.  Over 200 million products liability lawsuits have been connected to car accidents caused by vehicles with design defects.  The government also issued a record $16.4 million for not acting fast enough on defects. Details from KTLA reveal that problems continue to present to…

According to details from AOL Autos, General Motors announced a recall of vehicles made between 2005 and 2010 due to complaints about power steering in several North American models. Are you, a potential new car buyer, a little weary because of the number of products liability recalls that have been issued in 2010?  Design defects…

The Associated Press is reporting that General Motors (GM) is recalling about 1.5 million vehicles worldwide after learning that problems with its heated windshield wiper fluid system could cause fires. This GM recall includes several pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), crossovers and passenger car models that were made between 2006 and 2009.  There was…

The Associated Press reports that the Chrysler Auto Group has issued a recall of several model cars and minivans made from 2006 through 2007.  This Chrysler recall intends to prevent auto accidents caused by brake problems. This is the fourth major recall this year from an auto maker.  At the start of the year, Toyota…

Millions of toxic Shrek glasses have been sold at McDonald’s, and the fast-food company is recalling over 12 million of the collector’s glassware. McDonald’s got the glassware from a company with a consistent 15 year track record of baking designs into glasses.  That is why concerns have been raised about the potential for other toxic…

The New York Daily News issued a report that a series of dishwashers made by Maytag have been recalled due to design defects with possible fire hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Household appliances are prone to causing personal injuries because of the electricity used.  In some cases, the size of these…

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