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Pedego Recalls E-Bikes That Can Suddenly Speed Up and Crash

Pedego Recalls E-Bikes That Can Suddenly Speed Up and Crash

Pedego recalled about 11,600 electric bikes that can malfunction and suddenly accelerate, which poses a fall and crash hazard to riders.

/ September 23, 2020
Illinois Facebook Users Can Apply for $400 Cash Settlement

Illinois Facebook Users Can Apply for $400 Cash Settlement

Facebook users in Illinois who appeared in photos after June 7, 2011 can apply for $400 as part of a class action lawsuit settlement.

/ September 22, 2020
41 Deaths Linked to E-Scooters and Micro-Mobility Products Since 2017

41 Deaths Linked to E-Scooters and Micro-Mobility Products Since 2017

At least 41 people died from accidents on e-scooters and micro-mobility products since 2017, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

/ September 21, 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
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