Tag Archives: Product Liability

Toyota Recalls 4.26 Million Vehicles for ‘Very Dangerous’ Gas Pedal Defects

Toyota Motor Corp. recently announced a huge recall that affects 4.26 million cars and trucks manufactured since the 2002 model year. The recall is to modify and replace gas pedals that may stick and cause a vehicle to accelerate out of control. Toyota issued a statement that said the recall involves floor mats that can jam the accelerator pedal open and have done so at least 1000 times on...
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Toyota Orders Dealers to Inspect All Vehicle Floor Mats

An Associated Press article published recently said Toyota ordered all its dealers to inspect their vehicles for mismatched floor mats in relation to a fiery car accident that killed four members of a family. The deadly auto accident was believed to be caused by floor mats that snagged the gas pedal on a Lexus that caused it to accelerate into the family’s SUV. Toyota Motor Sales, USA Inc. issued...
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Watson Pharmaceuticals Propafenone Recall

According to a recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) press release, Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Propafenone HCL 225 mg tablets, an anti-arrhythmia drug. The tablets are being voluntarily recalled because some tablets may contain higher levels of the drug than is specified on the product labeling. This is a serious issue. Changes in the dosage of Propafenone may affect some patients...
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