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Defective Airbag Injury Lawyer Interviews
January 8, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Orlando, FL:At the beginning of last year, Takata—the automotive parts company behind the largest automotive recall in the nation’s history—entered into a plea agreement with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). The company then declared bankruptcy a few months later, setting off an avalanche of legal filings throughout the world, with an international corporate restructuring effort continuing to this day. “It’s critical to remember that as this process plays out, consumers have and will continue to be hurt and killed by rupturing airbags,” says attorney Frank Melton of Newsome Melton, PA.Read [ The Future of Takata Airbag Claims ]
October 17, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Orlando, FL: Chances are, you know about the airbag recall that has affected more than 100 million vehicles worldwide. But you may be unaware that the vehicle you are driving could have defective airbags, putting yourself and others at risk of serious injury. Attorney Frank Melton, whose firm represented Corey Burdick in 2014 and brought the recall to national attention, recently filed another personal injury lawsuit against Honda and Takata. They didn’t know about the recall…Read [ Airbag Attorney Urges Everyone to Check their Vehicles—You May Be in Danger ]
November 9, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Houston, TX: A new Takata-related airbag lawsuit has been filed against Honda and Takata, alleging a motorist was seriously injured when her airbag exploded during a car crash. Attorney Mo Aziz—of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz—is part of the team that filed a lawsuit on behalf of Serena Martinez and has been involved in other airbag claims as well. Aziz says that these lawsuits are the result of an inadequate recall.Read [ Attorney: It's Mind Boggling Ammonium Nitrate Was Used in Airbags ]
June 25, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Orlando, FL: Veteran attorney Rich Newsome has been around the block and back again representing clients in serious injury and wrongful death cases related to problems with airbags. He knows the situation so well that he does a kind of “Airbag Lawsuits 101” presentation that answers a lot of questions that people have about what’s going on with airbags and whether or not they have a litigation-worthy case.Read [ Attorney Rich Newsome on Airbag Litigation ]
February 29, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Attorney: Many People Seriously Injured by Defective Airbags ]
Orlando, FL Since the advent of airbags, car companies have made a big deal about providing cars that are safer because of features such as side curtain airbags, side impact airbags, driver side airbags and passenger side airbags. The problem, however, is when people suffer airbag injuries because of defective airbags. According to Raymond Bodiford, senior partner at Bodiford Law Group, serious injuries can occur when an airbag fails to work as intended.