Category: Financial News

J&J Sets Aside $4 Billion for Talc Cancer Lawsuit Settlements

J&J Sets Aside $4 Billion for Talc Cancer Lawsuit Settlements

Johnson & Johnson has set aside $4 billion for settlements in talcum powder cancer lawsuits, including a $2.1 billion jury verdict in favor of 22 women who blamed baby powder for their ovarian cancer.

/ February 24, 2021
Toro Power Max Snow Throwers Recalled for Amputation Hazard

Toro Power Max Snow Throwers Recalled for Amputation Hazard

As yet another winter storm blasts U.S. with snow and ice, consumers are being warned not to use certain Toro Power Max Snow Throwers due an amputation hazard.

/ February 19, 2021
Fagor EZ Lock Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed in New York

Fagor EZ Lock Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed in New York

A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who was burned by a Fagor EZ Lock Pressure Cooker that exploded when she opened the lid.

/ February 16, 2021
Yamaha Recalls 2021 Wolverine Off-Road Vehicles for Crash Hazard

Yamaha Recalls 2021 Wolverine Off-Road Vehicles for Crash Hazard

Yamaha has recalled certain model-year 2021 Wolverine RMAX4 1000 off-road vehicles due to a crash and injury hazard.

/ February 12, 2021
Crop Duster Files Paraquat Parkinson's Lawsuit in Illinois

Crop Duster Files Paraquat Parkinson’s Lawsuit in Illinois

A former crop-duster who developed Parkinson's Disease after years of breathing the toxic weed-killer Paraquat has filed a lawsuit in Illinois.

/ February 8, 2021
Electrostatic Disinfection Sprayers Recalled for Explosion Risk

Electrostatic Disinfection Sprayers Recalled for Explosion Risk

About 405,000 Victory Innovations® and Protexus® electrostatic disinfection sprayers were recalled because the battery can explode.

/ February 3, 2021
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