Ford Maverick Defective Side Curtain Airbags Class Action

Side curtain airbags are meant to protect people inside a vehicle when it’s involved in a sideways crash or a rollover. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the Safety Canopy side curtain airbags installed in certain Ford Motor Company vehicles are defective and, instead of preventing injury during a crash, may increase  Read more

2022 Ford Maverick

Defective ARC Airbags in Cadillac Escalades Tennessee Class Action

Airbags are safety equipment for vehicles, but the complaint for this class action alleges that some airbags can themselves become hazards. The complaint brings suit against ARC Automotive, Inc., Autoliv, Inc., Autoliv ASP, Inc., and General Motors, LLC for equipping certain vehicles with defective airbags that can “rupture and shoot metal shrapnel into the vehicle  Read more

2010 Cadillac Escalade

ARC Hybrid Airbags in BMW Vehicles May Injure or Kill Class Action

ARC Automotive, Inc. makes airbags. This class action brings suit against ARC, BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC, and BMW of North America, LLC, alleging that BMW installed in airbags its vehicles that are made by ARC and that have hybrid inflators that are defective and subject to inadequate quality control, leading to potential injuries and even  Read more

2017 BMW X5 SAV

Takata Airbags in Volkswagen and Audi Vehicles Settlement

The defendants involved in settling these class actions include two Takata companies (Takata Corporation and TK Holdings, Inc.) and several Volkswagen and Audi companies (Volkswagen AG, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., VW Credit, Inc., Audi AG, and Audi of America, LLC). The class actions centered on certain airbag products that Takata had supplied to various  Read more

Deployed Takata Airbag

Joyson Airbags Spontaneous Inflation Defect Class Action

The largest US auto recall involved defective Takata airbag inflators that caused injuries and deaths. This class action bring suit against Takata’s successor-in-interest, Key Safety Systems, Inc. doing business as Joyson Safety Systems, for a similar defect in Joyson airbags. The airbags in question are installed in the roof rails of certain General Motors trucks  Read more

2016 Chevrolet SIlverado

Chevrolet Camaro Passenger-Side Airbag Not Deploying Class Action

Drivers and passengers don’t pay much attention to the airbags in their cars, probably because they can’t actually see them until an accident happens. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain Chevrolet Camaros have defects in the passenger-side airbag systems that caused the airbag not to deploy in the event of a crash.  Read more

2011 Chevrolet Camaro

Subaru Forester Defective Passenger-Side Airbag Sensors Class Action

If a passenger-side airbag system does not detect a passenger in the seat, it will not deploy. The complaint for this class action alleges that 2015-2018 Subaru Foresters have a defect that intermittently prevents them from detecting passengers and therefore does not get the airbag ready for deployment.  Read more

2018 Subaru Forester

Canadian Takata Airbag Settlement

Mazda, Subaru, Saab, and Toyota have arrived at three settlements to resolve several class actions related to the Takata airbags installed in certain models of vehicles. The complaints alleged that the airbags had defects that, when deployed, could rupture and spew debris or shrapnel into the occupant compartment of the vehicle or otherwise deploy improperly.  Read more

Toyota Vehicles Airbag Failure to Inflate Class Action

When a modern vehicle is in a crash, the seatbelts lock in place and the air bags deploy. If these two things fail to happen, the vehicle’s passengers don’t have the full advantage of the seatbelts or any advantage from the air bags. The complaint for this class action alleges that that’s exactly what’s happening  Read more

2019 Toyota Corolla

Hyundai, Kia Airbag Failure to Deploy in Crashes Class Action

Airbags are supposed to keep drivers and passengers safe. But what happens if the airbag control unit (ACU) is defective? Will anyone know it’s defective until an accident actually occurs? And what if the seatbelt tensioners are also involved? The complaint for this class action alleges that ZF TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. sold faulty ACUs,  Read more

2019 Hyundai Sonata