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Honda and Takata sued by woman claiming airbag paralyzed her
Honda and Takata sued by woman claiming airbag paralyzed her

A Florida woman has sued Honda and Takata, saying she was paralyzed by an overpowered replacement airbag in her Honda Civic. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday on behalf of 76-year-old Patricia Mincey, seeks millions of dollars in damages and alleges that Honda and Takata concealed potentially dangerous defects in Takata airbag systems for more than a decade. "We want to make sure this kind of conduct -- of hiding information and defects -- never happens again," said Mincey’s lawyer, Ted Leopold, who filed the lawsuit in Duval County, Florida. ----------- FOR THE RECORD Jan. 22, 7:00 a.m.: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the...

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