Congressional hearing last month urged Takata executive to create a compensation fund for victims similar to one established by General Motors after its ignition switch recall. Kevin Kennedy, an executive vice president, from Takata said, “Takata believes that a national compensation fund is not currently required,”
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On the Congressional hearing with update on Takata airbag recall, the honorable chairman from Texas, Mr. Burgess expressed his serious concern over the deficient Takata airbags that could rupture metal shrapnel in to the occupants of the vehicle killing and injuring public at large. Since last hearing, tragically, there has been an additional death attributed to an […]
Takata Executive Vice President of North America Kevin Kennedy testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 2, 2015, before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. “We deeply regret each instance in which someone has been injured or killed,” Kevin Kennedy, the executive vice president of North America Takata, told a House […]
Vehicle Crashworthiness Trial Attorney E. Todd Tracy is speaking at 2015 Midyear TTLA(Texas Trial Lawyers Association) Conference and CLE Seminar on June 3rd 2015 at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown. As a 2015 Board of Directors for TTLA, Mr. Tracy will be speaking on “Why Airbag Shortcomings will Jeopardize Vehicle Safety for the Next 10 […]
Takata exploding airbag issue is not new to US public. Takata Corporation announced that an estimated 33.8 million cars will be recalled due to defective airbags manufactured by a Takata subsidiary which is the largest recall of a consumer product in U.S. history.
Following a previous recall, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that the recall of more than 2.12 million Acura, Dodge, Jeep, Honda, Pontiac, and Toyota vehicles for a defect that may cause airbags to deploy even when the vehicle is not involved in crash. This recall will provide vehicle owners with a new solution because the […]