HONDA OWNERS AIRBAG CLASS ACTION: Rosen Law Files Class Action Lawsuit Against on Behalf of Owners of Certain Honda Vehicles

November 21, 2014

HONDA OWNERS AIRBAG CLASS ACTION: Rosen Law Files Class Action Lawsuit Against on Behalf of Owners of Certain Honda Vehicles

New York, NY, November 21, 2014.  The Rosen Law Firm announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Takata Corporation, TJ Hodlings, Highland Industries (collectively “Takata”) and Honda Motor Company, Ltd. and Honda Motor Company, Inc. (collectively “Honda”), relating the recall of vehicles because of allegedly defective airbags manufactured by Takata.

If you would like to join the class action, please call or email Phillip Kim or Kevin Chan toll-free at 866-767-3653; you may also email pkim@rosenlegal.com or kchan@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action.

According to the lawsuit Takata and Honda were aware fo the defects in Takata made airbags but concealed them from consumers.  The lawsuit claims that thethe airbags have caused numerous injuries and fatalities.  The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration ("NHTSA"), estiamtes that approximately 7.8 million vehicles are potentially affected by Takata-manufactured airbags.  In addition to Honda, the Takata-manufactured airbags have been reportedly installed in vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford and General Motors.  A list of the recalled vehicles may be found below. 

NO CLASS HAS YET BEEN CERTIFIED IN THE ABOVE ACTION. UNTIL A CLASS IS CERTIFIED, YOU ARE NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL UNLESS YOU RETAIN ONE. YOU MAY CHOOSE TO DO NOTHING AT THIS POINT AND REMAIN AN ABSENT CLASS MEMBER.

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Below are the affected vehicles:

BMW: 627,615 total number of potentially affected vehicles 2000 – 2005 3 Series Sedan 2000 – 2006 3 Series Coupe 2000 – 2005 3 Series Sports Wagon 2000 – 2006 3 Series Convertible 2001 – 2006 M3 Coupe 2001 – 2006 M3 Convertible

Chrysler: 371,309 total number of potentially affected vehicles 2003 – 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 2005 – 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 2006 – 2008 Dodge Ram 3500 2006 – 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 2008 – Dodge Ram 5500 2005 – 2008 Dodge Durango 2005 – 2008 Dodge Dakota 2005 – 2008 Chrysler 300 2007 – 2008 Chrysler Aspen

Ford: 58,669 total number of potentially affected vehicles 2004 – Ranger 2005 – 2006 GT 2005 – 2007 Mustang

General Motors: undetermined total number of potentially affected vehicles 2003 – 2005 Pontiac Vibe 2005 – Saab 9-2X

Honda: 5,051,364 total number of potentially affected vehicles 2001 – 2007 Honda Accord) 2001 – 2002 Honda Accord 2001 – 2005 Honda Civic 2002 – 2006 Honda CR-V 2003 – 2011 Honda Element 2002 – 2004 Honda Odyssey 2003 – 2007 Honda Pilot 2006 – Honda Ridgeline 2003 – 2006 Acura MDX 2002 – 2003 Acura TL/CL 2005 – Acura RL

Mazda: 64,872 total number of potentially affected vehicles 2003 – 2007 Mazda6 2006 – 2007 MazdaSpeed6 2004 – 2008 Mazda RX-8 2004 – 2005 MPV 2004 – B-Series Truck

Mitsubishi: 11,985 total number of potentially affected vehicles 2004 – 2005 Lancer 2006 – 2007 Raider

Nissan: 694,626 total number of potentially affected vehicles 2001 – 2003 Nissan Maxima 2001 – 2004 Nissan Pathfinder 2002 – 2004 Nissan Sentra 2001 – 2004 Infiniti I30/I35 2002 – 2003 Infiniti QX4 2003 – 2005 Infiniti FX35/FX45

Subaru: 17,516 total number of potentially affected vehicles 2003 – 2005 Baja 2003 – 2005 Legacy 2003 – 2005 Outback 2004 – 2005 Impreza

Toyota: 877,000 total number of potentially affected vehicles 2002 – 2005 Lexus SC 2002 – 2005 Toyota Corolla 2003 – 2005 Toyota Corolla Matrix 2002 – 2005 Toyota Sequoia 2003 – 2005 Toyota Tundra