Category: Financial News

Fiat

U.S. Justice Department Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Emissions Cheat Software

The United States Government filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), charging the company with building and selling diesel engines that violate the Clean Air Act.

/ May 25, 2017
A jury in Florida ordered Starbucks to pay $100,000 to a mom who was severely burned by a hot coffee spill at the drive-thru window.

Woman Wins $100,000 in Starbucks Hot Coffee Lawsuit

A jury in Florida ordered Starbucks to pay $100,000 to a mom who was severely burned by a hot coffee spill at the drive-thru window.

/ May 24, 2017
Graco 'My Ride 65' Car Seats Recalled for Failing Crash Tests

Graco ‘My Ride 65’ Car Seats Recalled for Failing Crash Tests

Graco recalled over 25,000 "My Ride 65" car seats because the harness webbing can break and fail to protect a child in a crash.

/ May 24, 2017
Electric Ranges Recalled After Plumber's Death

Electric Stoves Recalled After Plumber’s Electrocution Death

After the death of a plumber in New Hampshire, about 6,300 Blomberg and Summit electric ranges were recalled for a shock and electrocution hazard.

/ May 23, 2017
A man who accidentally cut off his finger while using a table saw has agreed to a $2 million settlement with Ryobi Technologies, Inc.

$2 Million Awarded in Ryobi Table Saw Injury Lawsuit

A man who accidentally cut off his finger while using a table saw has agreed to a $2 million settlement with Ryobi Technologies, Inc.

/ May 23, 2017
Spam Text Message

How to Block Spam and Unwanted Text Messages on Your Phone

If you own a mobile phone, you’re probably familiar with spam texts - they’re the equivalent of junk mail on your phone, with the added danger of being used by scammers to steal your personal information. Fortunately, there are steps...

/ May 22, 2017
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Children’s Plush Toys Recalled Over Choking Hazard

Douglas Company Inc. is recalling about 25,000 children’s plush toys over concerns that the plastic eyes can detach, which poses a choking hazard.

/ May 19, 2017
Airbag Class Action Settlemnet

Four Auto-Makers Pay $553 Million Airbag Lawsuit Settlement

Toyota, Subaru, Mazda, and BMW will pay a $553 million class action lawsuit settlement to compensate consumers for out-of-pocket expenses and loaner vehicle costs due to Takata airbag recalls.

/ May 18, 2017
Hyundai

Whistleblower Prompts Recall of 240,000 Hyundai and Kia Vehicles

South Korea has ordered Hyundai and Kia to recall approximately 240,000 vehicles for five types of defects initially raised by a whistleblower.

/ May 16, 2017
Dodge Ram

Fiat Recalls 1 Million Dodge Ram Pickups Over Potentially Deadly Software Error

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling over 1.25 million pickup trucks worldwide to fix a deadly airbag software error linked to at least two injuries, including one death.

/ May 12, 2017