Practice Areas: Defective Products

Ford recalls over 465,000 Vehicles

Ford is recalling over 465,000 vehicles for problems with fuel delivery modules, engine block heaters and missing steering gear parts.  Ford has three recalls for the following vehicles: • Explorer: 190,896 • Taurus: 79,567 • Flex: 27,574 • Fusion: 122,638 • Police Interceptor Utility: 8,384 • Police Interceptor Sedan: 11,517 • MKS: 13,381 • MKT: […]

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Optimus Recalls Portable Electric Heaters for Fire Hazard

This recall involves two models of Optimus Infrared Quartz Radiant heaters with model numbers H-5210, produced in 2011 and H521, produced in 2012. The model numbers are located on a label on the back of the heater with “Optimus” posted on the top left of the heater. The heaters are white and about 12 inches […]

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Recall of Blood Glucose Meters – Freestyle Insulinx for Incorrect Reading Results

Abbott Diabetes Care, the maker of the Freestyle Insulinx blood glucose meter, has initiated a voluntary Class I recall of this meter. A Class I is the most serious type of recall, involving a reasonable probability that use of this product will cause serious adverse health consequences. These meters display and store in memory an […]

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Chrysler Recalls 300.000 Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees

Chrysler is recalling nearly 300,000 Jeep Commanders from 2006-2010 and Jeep Grand Cherokees from 2005-2010. The recall is due to an electrical problem. The vehicles’ circuit boards have been found to be transmitting signals that trigger accidental gear shifts into neutral. If a vehicle were to shift into neutral when started remotely, they can roll […]

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Automobile Recalls are on the Rise

Though the total number of automobile recalls per year has been climbing for over two decades now, current data shows that both vehicle quality and reliability are showing steady improvement each year. Then why the continuous increase in recalls? The answer is simple, prime focus on consumer safety should be the goal. In 2000 the […]

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Target Recalls Giada De Laurentiis Lasagna Pan Due to Laceration Hazard

Target is recalling 150,000 Giada De Laurentiis lasagna pans. The pans are being recalled for a safety issue.  They may break and cause cuts or lacerations.  The pans are 9 by 13 inches in size and were sold either individually or in part of a six-piece set. The bottom of the pan is marked with […]

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Honda Recalls 204,000 Cars to Repair Automatic Shifters

Honda is recalling over 204,000 2012 and 2013 Honda CR-Vs, Odyssey minivans and 2013 Acura RDX SUV to fix problems with the automatic shifter. The device that stops drivers from shifting out of park without a foot on the brake might not work properly.  The  problem happens in below-freezing temperatures. Click here for NHTSA’s full recall alert.

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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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