Category: Financial News

US Figure Skating Pays $1.45 Million Sex Abuse Settlement

US Figure Skating Pays $1.45 Million Sex Abuse Settlement

U.S. Figure Skating will pay $1.45 million to a former skater who accused the organization of failing to protect him from a sexually abusive coach.

/ January 14, 2021
Hyundai Recalls 471,000 Tucson SUVs for Fire Hazard

Hyundai Recalls 471,000 Tucson SUVs for Fire Hazard

Hyundai is warning 471,000 owners of Tucson SUVs to park outside because the vehicle can catch on fire, even if it is parked and the engine is off.

/ January 11, 2021
$17.5 Million Settlement in 1st Firefighting Foam Lawsuit

$17.5 Million Settlement in 1st Firefighting Foam Lawsuit

Tyco Fire Products has agreed to pay a $17.5 million class action lawsuit settlement after toxic "firefighting foam" chemicals contaminated private well water for hundreds of homes in Wisconsin.

/ January 8, 2021
Cuisinart Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed for Burn Injuries

Cuisinart Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed for Burn Injuries

A man who was burned by an explosion of hot food when he opened the lid on a Cuisinart Pressure Cooker has filed a lawsuit in California.

/ January 7, 2021
Graco Recalls Pack 'n Play Sleepers for Deadly Risk of Suffocation

Graco Recalls Pack ‘n Play Sleepers for Deadly Risk of Suffocation

Graco recalled 51,000 inclined sleepers for Pack n' Play playards after reports of nearly 100 babies suffocating to death in similar products.

/ December 17, 2020
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