Product Defect

May 14, 2018

Top Ten Product Recalls in the United States

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Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed by defective products. Under Georgia law, companies and manufacturers have a duty to consumers to ensure their products are safe. Any product that malfunctions or otherwise doesn't work as intended is considered defective. And, if that product injures the consumer, the product may be considered dangerous. [...]

Dec 14, 2017

General Motors Agrees To $120 Million Settlement Over Faulty Ignition Switches

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Atlanta's Attorney General Chris Carr announced in October that Georgia and 48 other states, plus the District of Columbia, reached a $120 million settlement with General Motors over safety issues with their ignition switches. The settlement comes after allegations that GM concealed the defect, which caused some vehicles to suddenly lose their electrical systems, resulting [...]

Jun 19, 2017

Takata Recall Fallout Continues to Grow

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Takata Corp., the Japanese firm responsible for more than 31 million motor vehicle recalls, was back in the news recently as the number of affected vehicles continues to increase. On March 2, 2017, Ford recalled 3,200 vehicles due to a faulty airbag module on the front driver side. This latest recall came only days after [...]

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