The states and D.C., however, have agreed not to accept the money and instead will have the funds placed into an account so that plaintiffs pursuing private claims can receive larger settlements.
South Carolina, which led the states, will get about $139,000 to cover investigation costs. The faulty airbags have been linked to at least a dozen deaths and more than 100 injuries worldwide.
"We were able to resolve this investigation while ensuring that the needs of injured consumers take priority", South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson said in a statement. "That means continuing to work with auto manufacturers in order to replace its faulty air bags, compensating victims harmed by the failure of those defective air bags, and conducting any future business honestly, transparently, and in compliance with state and federal law". However, the company filed for bankruptcy so Beshear says it was agreed that the penalty would be less so the company could pay consumers who were the victims of the airbag defect.
The older the cars get, the higher the risk: Over time, high humidity can cause the propellant that inflates the safety devices to become unstable and explode with too much force during a crash.
In February 2017, Takata pleaded in a USA federal court to a felony charge as part of a $1 billion settlement that included compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty air bag inflators in connection with the largest automotive recall in history. That ruptures the metal inflator and throws shrapnel at drivers and passengers.
'Courtois is good, De Gea is great' The star has been a long-term target for Real Madrid but United appears confident to keep hold of their star player. De Gea looks set to ditch interest from Real to extend his stay in Manchester.
Most of the candidates apply for the sake of applying and don't turn up at the halls to write the examinations. The whole of this amount will be refunded to those candidates from these categories who appear for the exam.
Alonso said he was looking forward to getting behind the wheel of an F1 vehicle for the first time in three months. I know just how important this auto is to the team, and I just hope that it delivers in the way we all want it to.
These showers will mainly favor the eastern half of the viewing area because that's where most of the moisture will be. A trough of low pressure is forecast to approach from the southwest to spread light snow or ice pellets across P.E.I.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov underlined special importance of the TAPI transnational gas pipeline. The final destination of the pipeline will be the Indian town of Fazilka, near its border with Pakistan.
Aides to Pence said Wednesday North Korea broached the idea of meeting with the vice president and the vice president agreed. Ivanka Trump has no official plans to meet the North Korean delegates, according to a Blue House official and USA media.
Often than not, our eye cells especially retina is affected when we suffer from health conditions like heart diseases or diabetes. The researchers said that the method is needed to be tested more thoroughly before it can be used for clinical testing.
The native of Izhevsk, Russia , landed seven triple jumps and received level-fours on her spins and step sequence in the triumph. When you take the ice you are alone. "We were nervous for (Medvedeva)", Russian ice dancer Ekaterina Bobrova said.
The first - and likely only - Olympic race between Lindsey Vonn and her US teammate Mikaela Shiffrin will go down to the wire. The combined, the last individual ski race of the 2018 Winter Games, was their only head-to-head matchup in South Korea.
On the heels of the Moto X4 should come the G6 and E5 and serial leaker Evan Blass says both will come in Plus and Play versions. The Nokia 7 Plus will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with 4GB RAM and an internal storage of 64GB.
Vice president wants USA businesses trailblazing into space
Policy suggestions Wednesday will be brought back to Washington and presented to the president who must approve recommendations. Also in the 2020s, the administration wants to put American boots back on the moon, this time establishing a long-term presence.
Gisin returns from crash to grab gold in Olympic combined
Next up will be Shiffrin's specialty - the slalom. "I remain in awe of the women that dominate in our sports", Shaw said. She crossed the downhill finish line in 1:41.35, which was 1.98 behind Vonn (1:39.37), who raced in the 13th position.
Some Apple devices are making fake calls to 911 frequently
On average, Elk Grove Police say they've received 20 accidental 911 calls a day from Apple, roughly 1,600 calls since October. The feature allows users to rapidly press the side button on an iPhone five times to automatically call 911.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane "happy" with Gareth Bale
His move to Real Madrid has seemed imminent time and again, Chelsea, however, has always been able to keep hold of their star man. Guti, who coaches Real's youth team was asked whether Neymar would be seen in Real Madrid colours one day.
Kylie's coming to the North West
The 49 year old singer will play a number of United Kingdom cities including Liverpool and Manchester . The Can't Get You Out Of My Head hitmaker last hit the road in 2015 with a mini-tour across Europe.
Megan Keller talks women's hockey gold medal win
Immediately after the medal was placed around her neck, she yanked it off. "You never want to see it go to a shootout but it did". Fans will remember Canada beating United States of America 3-2 in overtime at the 2014 Winter Olympics is Sochi, Russia .