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  • 16 Jun. 2015

    Trinity Industries Ordered to Pay $663 Million by Federal Judge Over Highway Guardrails

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Last week, a federal judge in Texas ordered Trinity Industries to pay $663.4 million in a whistleblower case involving defective guardrails manufactured by the Dallas-based company. The lawsuit - filed under the False Claims Act in 2012 - also resulted in a substantial whistleblower award. Here are some details about the case: The case involves defective guardrails - known as ET-Plus guardrails - ...
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  • 1 Jun. 2015

    Takata Officials Announce Replacement of Volatile Chemical Linked to Airbag Explosions

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Last month, Japanese auto part maker Takata announced that it would be expanding its recall of U.S. cars and trucks fitted with defective airbags. The expansion brought the recall to 34 million U.S. vehicles, making it the largest auto recall in American history. 53 million vehicles have been recalled worldwide. As part of the recall, Takata admitted that its airbags contained a dangerous defect ...
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