Takata lawsuits

Associated Press: The Potential Impact of Takata Bankruptcy

The Associated Press issued a story recently on the Takata bankruptcy, featuring Kent Emison on the impact of how citizens may be affected by the filing.  Japanese air bag maker Takata has been sued over deaths and injuries caused by its exploding air bag inflators.

Takata Pleads Guilty in Airbag Case

Takata has finally pleaded guilty to deceiving automakers about the safety of its airbags. This week's guilty plea by Takata in federal court, as well as the new accusations against automakers in a separate lawsuit, show that legal proceedings in the airbag scandal continue to move forward.

U.S. Automakers to Recall 12M More Vehicles with Takata Airbags

Eight automakers have agreed to recall 12 million additional vehicles in the U.S. over potentially defective airbags manufactured by Japan-based Takata, adding to what already was the largest auto recall in U.S. history.