Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

GM Settles for $900 Million Over Defective Ignition Switches

General Motors has agreed to pay $900 million as a settlement for misleading the government and concealing information from investigators on defective ignition switches that have been connected to at least 124 deaths. GM will be monitored for its safety practices over the next few years. GM’s CEO Mary Barra reportedly had 15 executives of […]

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Over 80% of Defective Takata Airbags Still Out There

According to a recent article in the Palm Beach Post, federal officials report that fewer than one in five recalled defective Takata airbags have been repaired according to federal officials. Senator Bill Nelson’s office is concerned; evidence suggests there is a higher risk in humid climates for airbag shrapnel to kill or injure drivers and their […]

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Takata Side Airbag Concern: More Vehicles May Be Recalled

U.S. Senators Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal have urged an expanded recall of vehicles with Takata airbags. Investigators are scrutinizing whether the airbags could discharge shrapnel as happened with the older airbags. Almost 34 million vehicles have been recalled for defective airbags. Takata airbags have been blamed for eight deaths and over 100 injuries from […]

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Vollkswagen Recalling 420,000 Vehicles for Defective Airbags

Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 cars for a problem that stems from power cables that are meant to control the deployment of airbags in the case of a crash. In some cases, debris severed the cables, resulting in the airbag’s failure to deploy. Vehicles included are: 2010 to 2014 Volkswagen CC, Jetta, Passat, and Tiguran 2010-2013 […]

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Wayne Hogan Supports MADD

Organization Honors Florida Law Enforcement Officers Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) educates the public, changes laws and saves lives. That’s why we at Terrell Hogan were proud to again sponsor MADD Northeast Florida’s Recognition Dinner in June. MADD honored more than 40 law enforcement officers, prosecutors and volunteers who support MADD’s mission of drunk driving prevention, […]

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Fiat Chrysler Fined Record $105 Million for Safety Problems

According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, it announced a settlement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Sunday for failing to repair vehicles with safety defects stemming from 23 recalls affecting 11 million vehicles. Under the terms of the consent order, the automaker agreed to pay a record $105 million fine, submit to rigorous federal […]

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Who? What? When? Where? Why?

Injuries can happen in places and ways you’d never expect. The Terrell Hogan personal injury and wrongful death law firm has been digging out the facts and showing them to juries for more than 40 years. In law, as in journalism, finding “who, what, when, where and why” is critical in finding the truth. Terrell […]

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Is Your Rental Car Under Recall?

Last September, we focused on the absence of federal legislation requiring rental car companies to repair unsafe, defective, recalled cars before renting them to consumers. The issue gained national attention when two sisters from California died after their Enterprise rental car caught fire and crashed due to a power steering malfunction that was the subject […]

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NHTSA Releases a List of All Vehicles Affected by Takata Air Bag Recalls

NHTSA has released the full list of vehicles (by model year, make and model) affected by the Takata airbag recall. Consumers can also use the vehicle identification number look-up tool  at its Safercar.gov website or you can go directly to your vehicle manufacturer’s website see if a vehicle is included in the defective airbag recall.  To […]

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Leslie Goller Speaks to WBO About Distracted Driving

Terrell Hogan attorney, Leslie Goller, was the guest speaker at the Women Business Owners of North Florida’s (WBO) May meeting. Goller addressed the danger and risk of distracted driving. Her message: we have only one job behind the wheel, drive safely; our brains are not meant to multi-task. Calls can kill Goller acknowledged many business owners and […]

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