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Could Georgia Sue Takata?

The Takata recall continues to expand, and a few weeks ago we told you all about it. Well, a new wrinkle in the Takata recall has surfaced, and this one may affect car drivers all over Georgia. A New Lawsuit Opens Takata To More Liability Hawaii has taken historic steps and become the first state to file a lawsuit against Takata Corp and Honda Motor Co for selling defective cars in the state. It is estimated that more than 70,000 Takata recalled cars were sold in Hawaii, and the state is demanding that the companies pay at least $10,000 for each car sold. Does Hawaii Have A Claim Against Takata? The state claims that Takata and Honda violated Hawaii’s consumer protection laws by selling recall affected cars in the state, and because of this the automaker and parts manufacturer owe the people of Hawaii for associated losses, alternative transportation costs,…
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A Georgia Man Is The 10th Victim of the Takata Airbag Recall

It was night time on South Carolina Highway 522 as a 52-year-old driver crossed paths with an escaped cow. He tried to avoid the cow, but it was too late, and the 2006 model Ford Ranger bounced off the cow and into a fence before coming to a stop. The police would later claim that the accident wasn’t as severe as it sounds, and that the man should have survived. So why did the driver from Georgia die from the injuries he sustained during the crash? How Dangerous Are Takata Airbags? Airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. has been in the news lately because of the multi-million dollar fines they have racked up from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). These fines were given because the company delayed a recall after over 100 people were injured—and nine people worldwide were killed—by defective airbag inflators the company produced. Now the company is…
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