Vehicle Recall

How to Stay Safe During Holiday Travel

Are you ready for the holidays? Many people think that summer is the main time to worry about dangerous risks when traveling in a car. Specifically, tire blowouts tend to increase during the summer months due to increased heat and longer trips. But, did you know that holiday travel also accounts for a large portion […]

Not All Seat Belt Buckles Are Created Equal

When a person gets in an automobile and buckles their seat belt, the expectation is that the seat belt will remain buckled and restrain and protect them in the event of a motor vehicle collision, including a vehicle rollover. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Pope McGlamry is currently working on a yet another case […]

Takata Airbag Recall: Largest Auto Recall in American History

This past week, the Takata airbag recall became the largest in American history with close to 36 million Takata-equipped vehicles now recalled since 2008. Several days ago, Honda, Toyota, and Nissan recalled 11.5 million additional Takata-equipped vehicles after discovering that their airbag inflators may have been improperly sealed, allowing moisture to seep into their propellants. […]

Airbag Litigation Consolidated as the NHTSA Fines Takata

Having filed class action lawsuits in Georgia, North Carolina and Missouri against Takata and Honda, attorneys at Pope McGlamry are at the forefront of the nationwide Takata airbag litigation proceedings. The litigation was recently consolidated before the Honorable Judge Federico Moreno of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Takata Airbag […]

Takata May Face Federal Investigation for Faulty Airbags

Already the target of multiple lawsuits, including one recently filed in Georgia by Pope McGlamry, Takata Corporation may now be facing a Federal investigation. Three U.S. Senators have called for a criminal investigation of the company after reviewing evidence that the airbag manufacturer had conducted secret tests on their defective airbags four years prior to […]

Takata Airbag Litigation Commences

Three class action lawsuits filed against Takata Corporation, one of the largest global manufacturers of automobile components, have commenced this month in Florida, California, and Georgia. Other companies implicated in the lawsuits include Honda, Bayerische Motoren Werke A.G. (BMW), Ford, Toyota, and Nissan — all of which are vehicle manufacturers who used Takata air bag […]

Ford Recalls 160,000 Vehicles for Engine Wiring Problems

Adding to the 2.3 million Ford automobiles recalled between May and July 2014, the Michigan automaker has issued yet another recall order for roughly 160,000 vehicles. The affected car models include the 2013–14 Focus ST and the Escape crossover. According to the company, the recall has been prompted by complications involving the wiring of the […]

Malfunctioning Power Window Switches Strike Again

General Motors has ordered a third recall on several of its sport utility vehicles, which have been found to suffer from a tendency to catch on fire. This is the latest addition to an already troublesome year for the Detroit-based American automaker, which has issued over 45 recalls this year involving more than 24.6 million […]

Land Rover Adds to Airbag Woes

The auto industry’s problems with defective airbags continue to persist and now Land Rover has added itself to the list of affected carmakers. The British manufacturer recently issued a recall order for over 40 thousand vehicles of the LR2 and Range Rover Evoke models. According to the firm, some Land Rover cars may suffer from […]