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NHTSA admits failures in GM ignition switch crisis, announces major changes

June 9, 2015 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) conceded Friday that it had failed to respond appropriately to General Motors’ deadly ignition switch defect and vowed to... Read More


Takata airbag recall is largest-ever automotive, consumer product recall

May 19, 2015 - Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. announced Tuesday it will declare about 34 million vehicles of various brands and models defective due to the potential for the airbags to deploy... Read More


Tire aging can pose a serious hazard to your safety on the road. Do you know how to tell how old your tires are?

May 12, 2015 - Aging tires can pose a serious safety threat to you and your family. Be preapred for Memorial Day weekend and summer travel by checking the age of your tires. Do you know where to look for... Read More


Commercial truck driver deaths and injuries rising across the U.S.

March 25, 2015 - Some 317,000 crashes involving large trucks were reported in 2012, killing 700 truck drivers or their passengers and injuring about 26,000 others. The estimated cost of these crashes to the... Read More


Takata whistleblower says he will testify before Congress that manufacturer knew about potentially deadly air bag defect

February 9, 2015 - A whistleblower who says he warned automotive supplier Takata years ago that the propellant the company used in its air bags could “blow up” and kill people says he will testify before... Read More


Tire aging on school buses discussed by Beasley Allen lawyer Rick Morrison during WSFA 12 News Special Report

January 30, 2015 - More than 7,000 school buses take children to and from Alabama public schools every day; however, have you ever considered the lifespan of the tires on your child’s bus? "It's a hazard,"... Read More


NHTSA fines Honda $70 million for failing to report auto-related deaths, injuries

January 8, 2015 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says a recent audit of Honda Motor Co. revealed the company failed to report more than 1,700 deaths and injuries as required by... Read More


Beasley Allen files class action lawsuit on behalf of Honda owners affected by defective Takata airbags

November 5, 2014 - Lawyers from Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., along with co-counsel, have filed a class action lawsuit for economic losses related to potentially defective airbags... Read More


GM ignition switch victim compensation fund notes 192 death claims in latest report

October 29, 2014 - The latest report released by General Motors (GM) victim compensation fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg lists 30 eligible death claims. There has been a total of 192 death claims... Read More


GM victim compensation fund update lists 29 eligible death claims related to defective ignition switch

October 22, 2014 - The latest report released by General Motors (GM) victim compensation fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg lists 29 eligible death claims. There has been a total of 184 death claims... Read More


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