Category: Financial News

Polaris Recalls Over 26,000 ATVs for Brake and Fire Hazards

Polaris issued two recalls this week for 26,670 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). The brakes can fall off certain 2017 RZR 570 and S 470 vehicles. Fuel can leak and start a fire on the 2014 Sportsman 570.

/ July 20, 2017
A group of 18 people from 11 states have filed a lawsuit against Merck & Co. for failing to warn about risks of the Zostavax shingles vaccines.

Zostavax Shingles Vaccine Lawsuit Filed in New Jersey

A group of 18 people from 11 states have filed a lawsuit against Merck & Co. for failing to warn about risks of the Zostavax shingles vaccines.

/ July 19, 2017
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Daimler Recalls 3 Million Mercedes Diesel Cars Over Toxic Emissions

Daimler AG has issued a major recall in Europe to fix engine software on more than 3 million diesel vehicles amid rumors of a government probe into whether the automaker violated emissions standards.

/ July 19, 2017
Over 5,500 Risperdal Lawsuits Filed in Philadelphia

Over 5,500 Risperdal Lawsuits Filed in Philadelphia

There are now approximately 5,800 Risperdal lawsuits in Philadelphia accusing Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn about the risk of breast growth side effects in young boys.

/ July 18, 2017
Tennessee Restricts Dicamba Weed-Killer After Crop Damage

Tennessee Becomes 4th State to Restrict Dicamba

Illegal spraying of dicamba weed-killer on Monsanto's GMO soybeans last year resulted in millions of acres of crop damage in the mid-South. Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas have now taken action.

/ July 18, 2017
Ruby Corp., the parent company of the extramarital affair dating site Ashley Madison, has agreed to pay $11.2 million to end a class action lawsuit with 37 million users who had their personal data stolen by hackers and posted on the dark web in 2015.

Ashley Madison Affair Website Pays $11 Million Settlement

Members of Ashley Madison who paid $19 for their data to be deleted (it wasn't) are eligible for a refund, or up to $3,500 as part of a class action lawsuit settlement.

/ July 17, 2017
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued two recalls involving 1.33 million vehicles worldwide. The problems involve driver-side airbags that deploy inadvertently and a faulty alternator that poses a fire hazard.

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.3 Million Cars

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued two separate safety recalls involving 1.33 million vehicles worldwide. The problems involve driver-side airbags that deploy inadvertently and a faulty alternator that poses a fire hazard.

/ July 17, 2017
Honda is recalling 2.1 million Accord vehicles worldwide because defects in the battery system can cause the engine to catch on fire.

Honda Recalls 2.1 Million Accords for Fire Risk

Honda is recalling 2.1 million Accord vehicles worldwide because defects in the battery system can cause the engine to catch on fire. There have been at least 6 fires reported in the U.S., Canada, and China, as well as nearly...

/ July 14, 2017
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Uber Driver Advances ‘Wage Theft’ Lawsuit in North Carolina

A federal judge in North Carolina ruled Wednesday in favor of an Uber driver who filed a lawsuit against the ailing ride-sharing company, paving the way for a potential notable expansion of the litigation.

/ July 14, 2017
Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. has issued a safety recall for over 394,000 Primewell tires because the sidewall can crack and lose air, increasing the risk of a crash. They were sold at Firestone stores in the U.S.

Nearly 400,000 Primewell Valera Tires Recalled; Sold at Firestone

Nearly 400,000 Primewell Valera tires for passenger cars were recalled from Firestone because the sidewalls can crack and lose air pressure, increasing the risk of a crash.

/ July 13, 2017