Takata must compensate the first 102 victims in the US with an amount of 9.8 million USD, equivalent to 230 billion VND.
Takata airbag explodes due to moisture, which can cause serious injury or death to the driver
Detroit News reported that the East Michigan District Court (Michigan State, USA) has just sentenced Takata Corporation to make the first compensation for 102 American victims who have gathered to sue Takata to court. .
The amount that each victim receives will vary depending on the severity of the damage, which will range from US $ 640 up to a maximum of $ 608,013 including fines and damage compensation for the victim or family.
Over the past few years, the news of the deadly airbag Takata has never ended, leading to the biggest recall in the history of the global automotive industry.
In the US market alone, statistical data released on June 7, 2019 showed that the great recall of cars equipped with Takata airbags affected about 13% of the total number of cars registered in the United States. , equivalent to 31 million vehicles.
To date, the number of Takata victims in the US is reported to be 24 people killed and more than 250 injured, the government is also worried because the number of faulty airbags on the car market is still large, as well as the time. The time it takes to summon all those airbags takes 2-3 years.