Utah Woman Suffers Permanent Throat Injury, Loss of Speech in Accident Involving Takata Airbag

The Didier Law Firm is serving as co-counsel with Motley Rice on a new product liability action in the District Court for Salt Lake County, Utah on behalf of Randi Johnston of Centerville, Utah. The suit alleges serious, permanent, life-scarring and post-crash personal injuries as a result of the alleged overly volatile explosion of the…

Volkswagen Diesel Scandal Expands: What Should Jetta, Passat, Golf, Beetle And Audi Owners Do?

Source: International Business Times, September 22, 2015 – Volkswagen says 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide have software designed to fool emissions testers, including 482,000 vehicles in the United States. In the wake of revelations that Volkswagen deceived regulators and car buyers about the high level of polluting emissions from its diesel-powered vehicles, you have two…

Takata Air-Bag Recalls Could Expand to Seven More Companies

Letters to auto makers including Tesla from U.S. regulators say scope of recalls may expand Faulty Takata air-bag inflaters have been linked to eight deaths world-wide  Source: Associated Press, September 28, 2015 – Seven more companies including electric-car maker Tesla Motors Inc. could be facing recalls because they use air-bag inflaters made by Takata Corp., according to letters they received…

Takata Finally Acknowledges Airbag Defect; NHTSA Expands Airbag Recall to Nearly 34 Million Vehicles

NHTSA today announced that is has expanded its recall of cars with Takata airbags to 33.8 million vehicles across 11 auto manufacturers.  Takata has also finally agreed to declare them defective, and has entered into an agreement that it will cooperate fully with all NHTSA actions, testing of remedies, and notifications. “The admission made by…