Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Defective Products

Toxic Substances Control Act Reform

US Senate and House of Representatives have come to agreement on legislation on the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that will revamp the laws overseeing toxic chemicals, and allowing around 64,000 chemicals to be regulated for the first time.  As a law firm handling products liability cases and representing people afflicted with asbestos, tobacco […]

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Takata Airbag Update

To date, 120 million vehicles with Takata airbags have been recalled from 14 different car makers in what NHTSA is saying is “the largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history.” The Takata airbags were primarily installed in vehicles beginning in 2002 and can deploy explosively, injuring or even killing drivers or passengers. The […]

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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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