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VW Class Action Moves Closer to Resolution

On July 26, 2016, United States District Court Judge Charles Breyer issued a Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Settlement.  The Court found “the Settlement is sufficiently fair, adequate, and reasonable to the 2.0 liter diesel vehicle consumers to move forward with class notice.” The history of this litigation is well chronicled in many sources, with [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Automobile Defects, VW Class Action|Comments Off on VW Class Action Moves Closer to Resolution

Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Vehicles Globally Due to Defective Side Airbags and Emission Control Units

2012 Toyota Prius Toyota has announced that it will recall 3.37 vehicles globally, because of two separate defects - one for defective side air bags and one for an emissions control unit issue.  Approximately 932,000 vehicles involved in the airbag recall are also effected by the emissions control unit recall. The first recall [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Vehicles Globally Due to Defective Side Airbags and Emission Control Units

BMW Recalls 210,161 Vehicles in Two Separate Recalls

2016 BMW X3 BMW will recall over 200,000 vehicles due to automobile defects in two separate recalls. The first recall involves the front driveshaft universal joint.  The problem is that the joint fails to keep out water and debris from getting in.  When the driveshaft is exposed to water and debris, the joint [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on BMW Recalls 210,161 Vehicles in Two Separate Recalls

8 Automobile Manufacturers Recall 12 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect

The largest recall in automobile safety history has become even bigger. Honda, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, General Motors, and Ford have added on to the continuing recall of the Takata air bag inflators’ defect by recalling an additional 12 million vehicles.  This time the new recall affects passenger-side air bag inflators.  Previously, prior [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on 8 Automobile Manufacturers Recall 12 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect

San Mateo Jury Holds State Accountable for a Dangerous Condition on SR 1

The Brandi Law Firm is pleased to announce that Thomas J. Brandi and Jason Friedman obtained a verdict in San Mateo County on behalf of a young San Franciscan woman against the State of California on May 2, 2016 after three full days of deliberation and 25 days of trial.  The verdict allocated fault against [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|Firm News|Comments Off on San Mateo Jury Holds State Accountable for a Dangerous Condition on SR 1

Thomas Brandi and Daniel Dell’Osso Nominated by SFTLA for Trial Lawyers of the Year

The San Francisco Trial Lawyers Annual Trial Lawyer of the Year awards dinner will be held on April 7, 2016.  Among this year’s four finalists are Dan Dell’Osso and Tom Brandi for their work in Clarke v. State of California, where a Santa Clara jury awarded $26 million to Talbot Clarke for the injuries she [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Firm News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thomas Brandi and Daniel Dell’Osso Nominated by SFTLA for Trial Lawyers of the Year

Evenflo Recalls Over 56,000 Child Booster Car Seats Due to Design Defect

Evenflo will recall approximately 56,247 Transitions 3-in-1 Combination Booster Seats due to a design defect involving the central front adjuster button.  The central front adjuster (CFA) controls the seat’s internal harness to loosen the restrains on the child.  It was discovered recently that the position of the CFA is in reach for the child to [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Car Seat Defects|Comments Off on Evenflo Recalls Over 56,000 Child Booster Car Seats Due to Design Defect

Toyota Recalls 2.87 Million RAV4s and Vanguards Globally Due to Seat Belt Defect

2012 Toyota RAV4 Toyota has announced that it will recall 2.87 vehicles globally, including over 1.3 million vehicles in the United States due to defective seat belts.  The defect stems from Toyota’s 4x4 vehicles (the RAV4 and the Vanguard) where the lap-shoulder seatbelts in the vehicles’ second-row seat could come in contact with [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Toyota Recalls 2.87 Million RAV4s and Vanguards Globally Due to Seat Belt Defect

Britax Announces Second Recall in a Month Affecting Strollers and Replacement Top Seats Due to Arm Bar Defect

For the second time in the last month, Britax will recall 49,000 B-Ready strollers and replacement top seats due to an arm bar defect.  The defect involves the foam padding on the stroller’s arm bar which can come off in fragments and presents as a serious choking hazard to the child if the child bites [...]

By | February 12th, 2016|Defective Strollers, Product Liability|Comments Off on Britax Announces Second Recall in a Month Affecting Strollers and Replacement Top Seats Due to Arm Bar Defect

Volkswagen, Audi, and BMW Recall 1.7 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect

Volkswagen, Audi, and BMW are joining the continuing recall of the Takata air bag inflators’ defect by recalling 1.7 million vehicles which involve 21 different model vehicles spanning from 2005 to 2015 model years.  The problem with the air bags is with the inflators, which have exploded when involved in accidents causing shards of sharp [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Volkswagen, Audi, and BMW Recall 1.7 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect