NHTSA Awards $24.3M to Whistleblower, First in History

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced it will be paying out a whistleblower award to a former Hyundai safety engineer who reported an engine defect in 2016, which Hyundai failed to address, that was causing vehicles to seize up and even catch fire. NHTSA found that Korean car manufacturer Hyundai and its

2021-11-09T19:57:06+00:00November 9th, 2021|Whistleblower Law|

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel File Class Action Lawsuit Against Hyundai, Kia, and ZF-TRW Automotive for Fraud and Concealment of Deadly Airbag Safety Defect Affecting 12.5 Million Vehicles

Airbag control unit (ACU) defect that causes the safety devices to fail affects airbags also supplied to numerous other vehicle manufacturers, including Toyota/Acura, Honda, FiatChrysler/Dodge/Jeep, and Mitsubishi On April 29, 2019, Lieff Cabraser and Baron & Budd filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in California on behalf of consumers across the U.S. against

2019-04-30T12:50:57+00:00April 30th, 2019|Car Accidents & Recalls, Consumer Fraud|