Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Defective Products

Samsung Recalls Top-Load Washing Machines Due to Risk of Impact Injuries

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling 2.8 million defective Samsung top-load washing machines, following nine reports of “impact injuries” including a broken jaw, injured shoulder, and other impact or fall-related injuries. The defect is caused by unbalanced drums, which can separate from the washer and generate enough internal force to cause parts of the […]

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Joe Jones: Serving the Nation; Serving You

Contacting our Office When you call us about an injury or death, you’ll most likely speak with our caring experienced client relations manager, paralegal Joseph Jones. For a decade, Joe has carefully listened to our new clients about what happened to them and their families. By understanding each potential case, Joe is able to work […]

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Fiat/Chrysler and Honda – Major Recalls This Week

Fiat Chrysler Is Recalling 182,308 Jeeps for Defective Airbags The vehicles included in the recall are being recalled because the airbag may not deploy on impact due to wiring that may come loose during a crash. This would stop the airbags from deploying and prevent the seat belt from locking. This recall came to be […]

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Samsung Reportedly Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7 Phones

On the heels of September’s recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to battery fires, media are reporting Samsung is ending production of the device after reports that some of its replacement phones caught fire. According to The New York Times, a Southwest Airlines flight in the U.S. was evacuated last week after a […]

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Mazda Recalling Vehicles for Rear Hatch Defects

Mazda is recalling 2.2 million vehicles worldwide including 580,455 in the U.S. because the rear door hatch could lose its support, fall and cause injury. Mazda reported insufficient coating protection on the supports that hold up the rear hatch can become corroded over time by water containing road salt. The recall covers Mazda 3 cars […]

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Nissan, Ford and GM – Major Recalls for the Week of 9/12/16

Nissan North America, Inc.  is recalling 134,000 vehicles for possible fire. Vehicles included in the recall include 2016-2017 Maxima, 2015-2017 Murano and 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid. The vehicles recalled contain Nissan’s Intelligent Cruise Control, which is adaptive cruise. The defect is the anti-lock brake actuator pump that comes as part of the semi-autonomous feature. This pump […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Recalled Due to Battery Fires and Explosions

Samsung is recalling millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphone because defective lithium batteries may catch fire or explode.  There have been 35 reported incidents to date from around the world.  Samsung’s recent press release states: “In response to recently reported cases of the new Galaxy Note 7, we conducted a thorough investigation and found a battery cell […]

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No More Unsafe Rental Cars on our Roadways

Two years ago I appeared on WJCT’s First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross to alert drivers about rental cars with open recalls and used cars that are sold with open recalls to unsuspecting consumers. I’m pleased to share that I recently returned to First Coast Connect to report that because of the tenacious efforts of a mother’s […]

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Check for Recalls Before You Buy a Used Car

Vehicle recalls are so common consumers are becoming immune to them. Vehicles with exploding airbags, defective transmissions, ineffective seatbelts and keyless ignitions have been in the news lately. In 2015, 51 million vehicles were recalled.  New cars can’t be sold with recalls and you can’t rent a vehicle or buy a rental vehicle with open […]

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New Car Purchase Turns into a Nightmare for Orange Park Family

Lawsuit charges dealership with misrepresentation and fraud for not revealing car was damaged, in a wreck. There’s nothing like the feeling of driving a new car. One family learned a hard lesson when they discovered the new car they bought was riddled with damage from a wreck that the dealership failed to disclose to them. […]

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