Noble McIntyre on June 7, 2016
It’s never good news when a favorite product has been recalled. Even if you’ve been using it and not had any trouble, it’s always a good idea to find out specifically why it’s been recalled and take whatever measures the manufacturer recommends in order to make it safer for consumer use. Sometimes, that just means […]
Noble McIntyre on February 2, 2016
We all love to believe that once we purchase an item, it’s safe and ready for long-time use. But, sometimes that doesn’t happen. On occasion, a product will be recalled because it is determined to be unsafe or cause injury after it has been brought to market. There are lots of recalls every day, and […]
Noble McIntyre on January 5, 2016
McIntyre Law brought you news last year about a major Takata airbag recall that was affecting hundreds of millions of cars including popular models of Honda, Chrysler, Nissan, Toyota and BMW vehicles. As of last week, the recall was continuing to expand, with the addition of Honda CR-V, Mazda6, and Subaru Legacy and Outback models. […]
Noble McIntyre on October 22, 2015
By now, you likely know the big recall news, which is all about Volkswagen and the company’s alleged fraud regarding the vehicles’ emissions tests. But, there are several smaller-scale recalls to which we’re also paying attention.
Noble McIntyre on May 20, 2015
Our cars have airbags to keep us safe – but a serious defect is actually putting us in greater danger. One of the world’s largest airbag manufacturers, the Japanese company Takata, acknowledged yesterday that its products have been malfunctioning for a long time. While Takata airbags have been subject to recalls prior to now, the […]
Noble McIntyre on April 7, 2015
We all like to trust that the items we buy will be safe when used in the manner in which they were intended. However, that’s not always the case. At McIntyre Law, we understand that some products are downright dangerous–even when used properly—because of either a manufacturing or design defect. That’s why we are always […]
Jeremy Thurman on February 3, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Saturday that over two million vehicles are being recalled because of faulty crash sensors that might cause an airbag to deploy for no reason.
Noble McIntyre on July 29, 2014
If you’re anything like the attorneys at McIntyre Law, P.C., we can probably agree that the most important thing in our lives is the health and safety of our families. That’s why it’s scary to see commonplace baby items being recalled in the news; we spend lots of effort and money trying to keep our […]
Noble McIntyre on June 17, 2014
Recalls happen, and some are wider in scope than others. For example, we shared with you a few weeks ago a big GM recall that affected thousands of vehicles. Fortunately, we’ve not seen anything quite that large in more recent weeks, but here’s a sampling of a few of which you should be aware:
Noble McIntyre on June 3, 2014
General Motors was issued the maximum $35 million fine by the Federal Transportation Department last week for failing to disclose an ignition switch defect in millions of cars.