Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Defective Products

Fisher-Price Recalls Infant Cradle Swings Due to Fall Hazard

The CPSC announced that Fisher-Price has recalled approximately 34,000 cradle swings for infants due to a fall. Fisher-Price has received two reports of a seat peg coming out from the seat, causing the seat to fall. No injuries have been reported. The recall includes three models: Soothing Savana Cradle ‘N Swing Sweet Surroundings Cradle ‘N […]

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CDC/ATSDR Study Raises Cancer Estimates: Formaldehyde in Laminate Flooring

Last week, the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) corrected  its report released earlier this month  causing  the estimated cancer risk from formaldehyde exposure in certain laminate flooring to be greater. The correction occurred because the CDC/ATSDR indoor air model used an incorrect value for ceiling heights. […]

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More Vehicles Added to Defective Takata Air Bag Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has added more vehicles to the current recall of Takata airbags.  To date, the Takata recall involves over 23 million air bag inflators from 11 different automakers. The recall has become more complicated. According to NHTSA, some of these vehicles have been covered by previous recalls and some may be […]

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Important Holiday Reminder About Toy Safety Hazards

For years we have been determined to get the word out on toy safety, toy recalls, and how important it is that the toys you buy are safe for the children you love. The CPSC’s toy recall statistics show that since 2008 the number of toys recalled has decreased and retailers and consumers alike are more […]

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Honda Recalls 145,000 Motorcycles for Rear Brakes Defect

Honda is recalling over 145,000 Goldwing-platform motorcycles in the U.S. to repair rear brakes that drag which can cause a fire or crash. This is the third recall for some of the motorcycles. There have been 22 reports of brakes dragging and eight small fires. The recall includes: • HONDA GL 1800 2001-2010,2012-2015 • HONDA […]

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VW Emission Scandal Continues to Worsen

Internal investigation has discovered massive inconsistencies and cover up of Volkswagen’s ability to cheat on emission tests. The company has been steadfast in its statement the devices used to “cheat” on emission tests were only on the 11 million cars worldwide that were previously disclosed. However the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources […]

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NHTSA Imposes Historic Fine on Takata for Defective Airbags

Takata has been fined $70 million as part of a consent order with U.S. safety regulators.  The company has also agreed to a federal safety monitor and will receive $130 million more in fines for failure to follow the agreement. The agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration imposes a total civil penalty of more […]

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Tire Recall System Overhauled/Over 500 Deaths a Year

Over the years, we, at Terrell Hogan, have emphasized the dangers of defective tires to consumers and their families. And, we’ve addressed how to check your tires for safety. (Be Aware of Your Aging Tires!). Since then, our law firm has highlighted recalls of dangerous tires and defective tire valves. This has become a rerun […]

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Fiat Chrysler to Pay Record $105 Million Penalty

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has penalized Fiat Chrysler because the company had significantly underreported the number of death and injury claims due to defective vehicles.  NHTSA said that there are serious flaws in Fiat Chrysler’s collecting and and reporting the claims data, as required by federal law. U.S. DOT announces Fiat Chrysler enforcement action  Fiat […]

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Eleven Million Vehicles Included in VW Emissions Scandal

The EPA issued a notice of violation to Volkswagen for rigging computer codes in certain diesel cars’ electronic brains to outwit emissions testing. When cars were tested, they received registered low emissions during the test, but higher emissions during regular use. VW’s deception hid the fact that almost half a million diesel vehicles in the […]

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