Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Defective Products

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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Defective Transmission Recall for Jeep Cherokee, Chrysler 200, Jeep Renegade and RAM ProMaster vehicles

Jeep Chrysler is recalling over 400,000 vehicles with automatic transmissions to correct a problem with the software that prevents the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp. The sensors may have deficient or faulty crimps in the transmission wire harness that can cause the transmission to unexpectedly shift to neutral. The recall is […]

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Check your Kitchen! Foods Recalls

Three major flour brands Recalled Gold Medal Flour, Signature Kitchens Flour and Gold Medal Wondra Flour have been recalled due to possible E. coli contamination.  E. coli causes diarrhea and cramps but can be much worse for older adults, people with weakened immune systems or children under five. Major Snack Food Recall Kellogg Co., Mars Chocolate […]

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Millions More Vehicles Recalled for Takata Airbags

As the number of vehicles included in the Takata defective airbag recall keep rising, consumers should be diligent about checking to make sure that their car is not included in this massive recall. Recently over 4.4 million more vehicles were added bringing the number recalled to almost 78 million vehicles that are being recalled to […]

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Over Three Million of Tommee Tippee Cups Recalled for Mold

The Consumer Products Safety Commission has recalled over three million Tommee Tippee cups for mold that develops on the removable, one-piece, white valve inside the spill-proof cups when it remains wet/moist and is infrequently cleaned. Ingesting mold can cause gastrointestinal symptoms and infections. Mayborn USA, the company who produceds Tommee Tippee cups has received over […]

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