Takata Airbag Recall: Largest in US History

In what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has described as ‘the largest and most complex recall in U.S. history”, the Takata airbag recall has alarmed car owners. It isn’t just Acura and Honda that has been plagued with … Read More…

Deceased Star Trek Actor Prompts Chrysler and Jeep Recalls

The world was saddened on June 19th by the tragic death of Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. His sudden and unfortunate death may have prompted the recent Chrysler and Jeep recalls. In the early morning hours of June 19, Yelchin … Read More…

How Can The Latest BMW Class Action Lawsuit Affect You?

If you happen to be an owner of a BMW X5, with model year between 2008-2015, you could fall victim to a faulty locking system that has recently been exposed. The latest BMW class action lawsuit takes aim at the … Read More…

Chipotle Failed To Reimburse For Workers’ Shoes, Atty Argues

Law360, Los Angeles (April 17, 2013, 3:31 PM ET) — A lawyer seeking to represent more than 26,000 Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. employees asked a California judge Wednesday to certify a class suing the restaurant chain because of its “clear … Read More…

Strippers Are ‘Employees’ Under State Law, And Due Minimum Wage, Nevada Court Rules

Oct. 31 — Dancers who perform at a Nevada strip club are employees, not independent contractors, and therefore are entitled to the minimum wage under state law, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Oct. 30. Reversing a lower court’s dismissal of … Read More…

Mercedes Loses Sanctions Bid In Chrome Defect Suit

Law360, New York (January 06, 2014, 1:38 PM ET) — A California judge on Thursday refused a bid by Mercedes-Benz USA LLC for sanctions in a putative class action alleging injury risks from chrome-plated interior trim pieces, chastising the carmaker … Read More…

Audi, VW Reach Reimbursement Deal Over Faulty Headlights

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 5:52 PM ET) — A New Jersey federal judge on Friday preliminarily approved a settlement in which Volkswagen Group of America Inc. agreed to reimburse and extend warranties for a conditionally certified class of … Read More…

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Costs of 60 Recalls Cuts GM’s Second Quarter Profits

GM’s faulty ignition switch problems, together with all other recalls so far on 29 million vehicles, though only 22 million in second quarter, cut second quarter loses by 80%. The pre-tax losses claimed come from several fronts, though all involve … Read More…

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Driverless Cars About to Hit the Road

Come September, California will be granting licenses for autonomous vehicles. Driverless cars. Other states have passed laws for driverless cars and still others have it under consideration, but none but California are to the point of granting licenses. The California … Read More…