Honda has recalled around 634,000 Odyssey minivans six years after their first initial report of a problem with the van seating. The company reported that the second row of the van has issues of not locking into place after sliding forward into the normal position. The seat is designed to slide forward to allow passengers access to the third-row seating. Honda reported that they had 689 warranty claims for repairs but was not aware of injuries or crashes due to the problem. There have been complaints issued to N.H.T.S.A. that injuries were sustained due to this problem. Honda reported that they initially could not figure the issue out, so they monitored the field for any related incident.
Product liability laws have been established to protect consumers which can help hold companies responsible for any injuries that their products cause. If companies are aware of faulty or defective products, they should immediately investigate the issue and alert consumers of any problems. Thousands of consumers are injured each year due to defective or faulty products. These injuries can cause huge medical bills, undue stress, physical and mental limitations and possible lost wages and time from work. It is important to always contact an experienced product liability attorney to assess your injuries and conclude if you have grounds to pursue legal action for any injuries and other expenses that occurred due to your injuries.
The product liability attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC have decades of experience of helping those injured due to defective or faulty products. We work diligently on each case and strive to reach maximum compensation for your injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured due to a faulty or defective product, contact our downtown St. Louis office today. We offer free no-obligation consultations to discuss your legal need and help get you the care and compensation you deserve.