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Chrysler Fined $70 Million For Failing To Report Safety Data

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has imposed a $70 million civil fine on the parent company of Chrysler for failing to report safety data. A statement from the agency said Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, or FCA, has acknowledged that it failed to turn in "early warning report" data about accidents, warranty claims and safety issues. [...]

By |December 10th, 2015|Defective Products, Safety Recalls|

Japanese Company Fined $70 Million Over Exploding Air Bags

U.S. auto safety regulators fined Japan's Takata Corp. $70 million Tuesday for concealing evidence for years that its air bags are prone to explode with grisly consequences — a defect linked to eight deaths and more than 100 injuries worldwide. "If ordinary citizens lied to the federal government - they would face jail time. The [...]

By |December 10th, 2015|Defective Products, Safety Recalls|

Sawyer Law Firm Settles GM Ignition Switch Recall Case

ENTERPRISE, AL - Sawyer Law Firm recently settled a product liability case involving the crash of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt which claimed the life of a 20 year old Coffee County woman. The crash was a single-vehicle accident for which there was little explanation at the time. The recent GM ignition switch recall prompted Sawyer [...]

Sawyer Law Firm Settles Product Liability Case

ENTERPRISE, AL - Sawyer Law Firm recently resolved a case involving a defective dental drill. While the dentist was performing a routine procedure with the drill, the head of the drill exploded. As a result, the drill chuck and dental bur were discharged into the patient’s mouth. The patient aspirated the drill bit into her [...]

By |December 5th, 2015|Defective Products, Lawsuits, Recent Cases|

Sawyer Law Firm Settles Bed Entrapment Lawsuit

HAMILTON, AL - Sawyer Law Firm LLC has recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of an Alabama man who died as a result of becoming entrapped by the rail of his hospital bed. "This was an absolute tragedy," said attorney J.P. Sawyer. "This poor man went into the hospital for bronchitis and died [...]