Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Defective Products

Over 210,000 Chrysler Vehicles Being Recalled

Chrysler is recalling more than 214,000 vehicles for various problems:  119,000 – 2011-2012 Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger vehicles for improperly sized terminal crimps on the seat side airbag wiring harness that could cause the airbags to malfunction and light up the airbag warning light. 61,409 – 2007-2008 Dodge Nitro 4X2 and 2008 […]

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Millions of Airbags Recalled

Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, Honda, BMW and GM are are recalling 3.4 million vehicles worldwide because airbags supplied by Takata Corp are at risk of catching fire or injuring passengers due to “over aggressive” propellants in canisters that inflate air bags and that could throw off shrapnel or cause bags to rip or tear. Owners of […]

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Toyota Recalls More than 200,000 SUVS for Seatbelt Problems

Over 200,000 Toyota FJ Cruisers are being recalled due seat belt concerns. Model years from 2007 to 2013 are involved in the recall. The FJ Cruisers can, over time, develop cracks in the door panel around the seat belts due to the door being constantly opened and closed.   If cracks do occur around the door […]

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Nissan Recalls Five 2013 Models for Air Bag Concerns

Nissan has recalled five 2013 car models due to air bag concerns. These models include the Altima, Sentra, Pathfinder and Leaf along with the Infinity JX35. Sensors that detect weather or not a passenger is sitting in a seat may not be working properly. If a crash happens and no passenger is detected the airbag […]

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Honda, Acura Recall 250,000 Vehicles for Brake Problems

Honda has announced that it will recall 250,000 vehicles because the break assist feature on its cars may randomly kick in. Approximately 100,000 Honda pilots, 60,000 Acura Mdx and 21,000 Acura RL from 2005 will be recalled. 800 Acura Mdx models from 2006 will also be recalled. NHTSA recently initiated an investigation after hearing about […]

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Over 200,000 Trampolines Recalled

Sportspower is expanding a past recall on trampolines that they had done in May,2012 where 92,000 trampolines were recalled. On January 31, 2013 Sportspower recalled an additional 120,000 trampolines.  The trampolines are being called back because the enclosed netting around them can break, resulting in the possibility of children to fall through the mesh and […]

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Over 150,000 Nap Nanny Portable Baby Recliners Recalled Due to Deaths and Injuries

by Brian Sherman Nap Nanny baby recliners have been recalled after a complaint by  U.S Consumer Safety Commission (CPSC). The recliners are made by Baby Matters LLC of Berwyn, Pennsylvania and were sold on-line and in stores including Amazon.com, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com and Toys R Us/Babies R Us. This request comes after five infant deaths […]

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News-Journal Story: Court Upholds Tobacco Judgment

On December 21st, The First District Court of Appeal upheld a $15 million judgment in favor of a smoker’s surviving family in Mrozek v. Lorillard Tobacco Company, after the tobacco company appealed a verdict from March 2, 2011. “I am pleased the court of appeal upheld the judgment.  Our clients are one step closer to […]

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Christmas Light Safety

It’s the time of year when many will decorate their homes with Christmas lights. As you prepare to string lights on your roof and landscape, and put up your tree, you may want to consider these safety tips: • Before you put up your lights, be sure to check each of them for cracked cords, […]

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St. Jude Medical, Inc. Issues Recall of Its Riata and Riata ST Silicone Endocardial Defibrillator Leads

On Nov. 28, 2011, the medical device manufacturer St. Jude Medical, Inc. issued a recall of its Riata and Riata ST Silicone Endocardial defibrillator leads. “Leads” are the wires that connect an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) to the heart in order to monitor heart rhythms for life-threatening heart rhythms (arrhythmias) and to deliver electrical shocks […]

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