Category: Breaking News

Samsung Note 7 Buyers File Class Action Lawsuit in South Korea

In what may be the first of many class action lawsuits filed over the scrapped Note 7 smartphone in South Korea, at least 527 plaintiffs are demanding that Samsung pay them 500,000 won (about $440) each amid reports of the...

/ October 24, 2016

FLDS Sued for of Wrongful Arrest, Discrimination Against Non-Members

Two residents of the community of Short Creek, Arizona, who were arrested last year for trespassing have filed a lawsuit (PDF) alleging that they were discriminated against because they are not members of the city’s dominant polygamous Fundamentalist Church of...

/ October 18, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Banned on Flights in U.S., Europe and Asia

At least eight international airlines are prohibiting Samsung Note 7 smartphones on their flights over concerns that the devices can overheat, catch fire and even explode. The ban means that travelers will also be unable to carry the phones in...

/ October 17, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recalled

Samsung recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after 35 reports of batteries spontaneously exploding into flames, causing severe burn injuries and property damage.

/ September 15, 2016

Eye Wash and Irrigating Solution Recalled

Recalls have been issued for Family Care®, Rugby®, and Major® brand eyewash due to bacterial contamination that could cause a severe, sight-threatening eye infection.

/ September 8, 2016

Tropical Smoothie Café Hepatitis A Outbreak Sickens 44

At least 44 people in Virginia were infected with hepatitis A after eating frozen strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Café.

/ August 30, 2016

IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Arizona

A woman who was injured by a Meridian® blood clot filter made by C.R. Bard has filed a lawsuit.

/ August 22, 2016
McDonald's Pulls Happy Meal Watch After Kids Burned

Happy Meal Watch Pulled After Kids Burned

McDonald's pulls the "Step-It" fitness-tracking watches out of Happy Meals after an Arkansas mom reports skin irritation and burns.

/ August 19, 2016

Cases Picked for Xarelto Trials in 2017

A federal judge overseeing 7,200 Xarelto lawsuits has picked a case involving a man who experienced severe gastrointestinal bleeding for the first "bellwether" trial in February 2017.

/ August 17, 2016

Genki Sushi Closed After Scallops Linked to Hepatitis A Outbreak

Scallops served at Genki Sushi restaurants in Hawaii have been linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A that sickened 168 people since April.

/ August 16, 2016