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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 [...]