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GM Agrees to Pay $900 Million for Faulty Ignition Switches

Car maker General Motors has agreed to pay $900 million for sitting on information and failing to tell regulators about a faulty ignition switch. The defect is believed to be linked to more than 124 deaths. This settles litigation by families of the victims. And by admitting criminal wrongdoing, it also settles a criminal investigation …

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34 Million Vehicles to Be Recalled for Faulty Airbags

According to an article in today’s New York Times, approximately 34 million vehicles in the United States will be recalled due to defective airbags. This is set to be the largest recall in history–bigger, even, than the 31 million bottles of possibly tainted Tylenol capsules recalled in the 1980s. While the precise care models to …

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Americans Discover Potentially Defective Airbags Are Putting Their Safety at Risk

Vehicle Safety Features: The Pros and Cons Technological advancements in the field of motor vehicle safety and design have reduced the total number of injuries and fatalities that occur as a result of collisions; however, sometimes it’s these advanced safety features that put motorists at the greatest risk of harm. Defective Airbags In the case …

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RECALL: Harley-Davidson Half Helmets

RECALL:  KBC America announced a recall of 456 Harley-Davidson helmets manufactured in March 2011. According to Motorcycle & Powersports News, certain Harley-Davidson Hybrid Ultra-Light Classic Cruiser Half Helmets failed to conform a Federal Safety Standard, which specifies the requirements for helping to reduce the force of potential impact and penetration. KBC America will recall only …

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RECALL: DiGiorno and California Pizza Kitchen Frozen Pizzas

Nestlé USA’s Pizza Division today announced the voluntary recall of select production codes of four different frozen pizzas sold in the U.S. These include: California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) Crispy Thin Crust White®, UPC 71921 98745; production codes are 3062525951, 3062525952 and 3063525951. California Pizza Kitchen® Limited Edition Grilled Chicken with Cabernet Sauce, UPC 71921 00781; …

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New Guidance About Metal-On-Metal Hip Implants

This week, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released updated safety recommendations for metal-on-metal hip replacement devices. This is the FDA’s most comprehensive set of recommendations to date. What’s the Problem with Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants? While all hip replacements pose risks for patients, research has shown that metal-on-metal hip implants carry unique risks. In metal-on-metal hip …

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