Category: Financial News

Woman Awarded $120 Million in Baby Powder Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Woman Awarded $120 Million in Baby Powder Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $120 million to a woman from New York who developed mesothelioma after using baby powder.

/ November 23, 2020
$73 Million Settlement Reached in UCLA Gynecologist Sex Abuse Lawsuit

$73 Million Settlement Reached in UCLA Gynecologist Sex Abuse Lawsuit

The University of California system has agreed to pay $73 million to settle a class action lawsuit accusing a former UCLA gynecologist, Dr. James Heaps, of sexual abuse.

/ November 18, 2020
Volvo Recalls 54,000 Sedans After Air Bag Shrapnel Kills Driver

Volvo Recalls 54,000 Sedans After Air Bag Shrapnel Kills Driver

Volvo recalled S60 and S80 sedans from the 2001-2003 model-years in hot and humid regions after metal shrapnel from an air bag killed a driver last year.

/ November 10, 2020
Ford Explorer SUVs Recalled Again for Defect Linked to 13 Crashes

Ford Explorer SUVs Recalled Again for Defect Linked to 13 Crashes

Ford has recalled certain 2013-2017 Explorer SUVs yet again to fix a rear suspension problem that is linked to 13 crashes and 6 injuries.

/ November 4, 2020
2016-2018 Volkswagen Jetta Recalled for Fire Hazard

Volkswagen Jetta Recalled for Fire Hazard

Volkswagen recalled more than 218,000 Jetta sedans due to a potential fuel leak that increases the risk of a fire.

/ October 30, 2020
Mueller Austria Onion Chopper Pro Recall

Onion Chopper Pro Recalled After 137 Injuries Reported

Mueller Austria has recalled older versions of the Onion Chopper Pro that pose a serious risk of hand and finger lacerations on the blades.

/ October 29, 2020
City Pays $28 Million After 'Widow Maker' Tree Kills Grandmother At Wedding

City Pays $28 Million After ‘Widow Maker’ Tree Kills Grandmother At Wedding

The city of Whittier, California will pay $28 million to the family of a 61-year-old grandmother who died when an 80-foot tree fell during her daughter's wedding party in Penn Park in 2016.

/ October 28, 2020
Lawsuits Filed After Deadly Marathon Oil Building Collapse

Lawsuits Filed After Deadly Marathon Oil Building Collapse

Lawsuits have been filed after a deadly construction accident inside the future headquarters of Marathon Oil in Houston, Texas.

/ October 27, 2020
Hyundai Recalls 2019-2020 Kona EVs for Battery Fire Hazard

Hyundai Recalls 2019-2020 Kona EVs for Battery Fire Hazard

Hyundai issued a stop-sale for 2019-2020 Kona electric vehicles and asked owners to park outside after 13 battery fires were reported.

/ October 19, 2020
Lowe's Recalls Over 250,000 Kobalt Chainsaws and Pole Saws

Lowe’s Recalls Over 250,000 Kobalt Chainsaws and Pole Saws

A recall was issued for over 256,000 KobaltĀ® chainsaws and pole saws from Lowe's because a user may not be able to turn them off.

/ September 28, 2020