Month: September 2020

LG Refrigerator Settlement Offers Cash Payouts to 1.6 Million Owners

LG Refrigerator Settlement Offers Cash Payouts to 1.6 Million Owners

LG has agreed to pay a class action settlement to around 1.6 million owners of refrigerators that are prone to cooling breakdowns.

/ September 18, 2020
Westinghouse Portable Generators Recalled for Fire Hazard

Westinghouse Portable Generators Recalled for Fire Hazard

It's hurricane season, and 2 models of Westinghouse Dual Fuel Portable Generators from Amazon, Sam's Club, and other stores were recalled for leaking fuel.

/ September 17, 2020
Electric Wheelchairs Recalled for Crash Hazard

Electric Wheelchairs Recalled for Crash Hazard

WHILL is recalling Model Ci Personal Motorized Wheelchairs due to a malfunctioning control pad that poses a crash and injury hazard.

/ September 16, 2020
Columbia OB-GYN Dr. Robert Hadden Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

Columbia OB-GYN Dr. Robert Hadden Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

Federal authorities have arrested Dr. Robert Hadden, a former OB-GYN at Columbia University who is accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women and teenage girls during exams from 1993 to 2012.

/ September 15, 2020
Residential Elevators Recalled for Impact and Injury Hazard

Residential Elevators Recalled for Impact and Injury Hazard

Thousands of home elevators were recalled because they can suddenly rise to the top of the shaft and injure anyone inside.

/ September 14, 2020
AmazonBasics Electronics Linked to Reports of Fires, Explosions: CNN

AmazonBasics Electronics Linked to Reports of Fires, Explosions: CNN

CNN has found that dozens of AmazonBasics electronic products are linked to reports of overheating, fires, or explosions — and many are still for sale.

/ September 11, 2020
Cannondale Recalls Front Racks on Treadwell Bicycles

Cannondale Recalls Front Racks on Treadwell Bicycles

Cannondale is recalling the front racks on some Treadwell bicycles because the rack can fall off and cause the front wheel to stop suddenly.

/ September 10, 2020
Walmart Recalls Jack Stands for Risk of Injury and Death

Walmart Recalls Jack Stands for Risk of Injury and Death

Walmart recalled Hyper Tough® 2-Ton Jack Stands that can break under a lifted vehicle and cause severe injury or death to anyone under or near the vehicle.

/ September 9, 2020
Tristar Power Pressure Cooker Lawsuit

Tristar Products Hit With Lawsuit After Pressure Cooker Explodes

Tristar Products, the "As Seen on TV" company, has been hit with yet another lawsuit involving a Power Pressure Cooker XL explosion.

/ September 8, 2020
$360 Million in Lawsuits Filed After Deadly Texas Pipeline Explosion

$360 Million in Lawsuits Filed After Deadly Texas Pipeline Explosion

Over $360 million in lawsuits were filed after a deadly explosion occurred when a dredging ship hit an underwater gas pipeline in Corpus Christi, Texas.

/ September 4, 2020