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New Emails Provide Shocking Evidence of Airbag Manufacturer’s Shady Practices

When Honda said late last year that it would no longer use Takata as supplier of its airbags, the Japanese automaker admitted that the data collected from testing the airbags had been misrepresented and manipulated. This has been shocking to the public and the many local Honda car owners in the US. For example, “Happy Manipulating!!!” was what one a Takata airbag engineer wrote in an email from July 2006, in a reference to results of airbag tests. In another email, he described changing the colors in a graphic to divert attention from the test results. The emails were among many documents unsealed as part of a recent personal injury lawsuit against Takata. Takata said that the exchanges had to do only with the formatting of data and were unrelated to the defective airbags under recall. Takata’s airbags have been linked to eight deaths in the U.S. and more than 100 serious…
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Attorney Kathy McArthur Details Recent Successful Car Wreck Verdict

Another case and another example of the McArthur Law Firm getting results for clients. In the recent case of Lee and Johnny Kendrick Vs. Albert Padwa and John Doe, McArthur Law Firm attorney Caleb Walker and I tried this case in the State Court of Fulton County beginning September 1 and ending with a verdict of $375,000 for the Plaintiffs on Friday, Sept. 4. What Happened? Our client Lee Kendrick was on her way home from work at about 4:00pm one Friday in Atlanta traffic when the defendant Padwa came out of the lane to her right and struck her vehicle, knocking her into the oncoming traffic lane. Her car was almost hit head-on. Kendrick was taken by ambulance to the hospital where she was treated and released later in the day with diagnoses of bumps, bruises and strains.  She needed two shoulder surgeries for injuries to her shoulder as…
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Wings Cafe in Macon Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Shooting, FBI offers $2,500 reward for Arrest of Suspect

Wings Cafe and the former owner of the Macon nightclub have reached a settlement with the widow of a man killed in a December 2014 shootout on the premises. The confidential settlement was filed in Bibb County State Court last month, according to the attorney representing the 38-year-old’s widow. The widow filed a $1.1 million wrongful death suit against the club and its owner in January. She alleged the club and its owner were negligent in not providing better security. The 38-year-old was one of three people killed in the gunfight. A 25-year-old and a 34-year-old were also killed in what police have described as an exchange of gunfire between two rival gangs. Four people were wounded. The FBI is offering a $2,500 reward for the suspect from the shooting. The suspect’s name is Tavarus Coney and he is being charged with murder, aggravated assault and gang activity. The reward…
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