Category: Financial News

Toshiba Sattelite Laptop Recall

Toshiba Recalls Laptop Batteries Due to Fire Hazard

Toshiba is expanding a recall to include about 200,000 lithium-ion laptop batteries because they can overheat and catch on fire, posing burn injury hazards to consumers.

/ January 5, 2017
Honda Odyssey Recall

Odyssey Minivan Recall Comes 6 Years After 1st Complaint

Honda recalled 634,000 of its 2011-2016 Odyssey minivans about six years after receiving reports of 2nd-row seats flipping forward during braking. Owners filed nearly 700 warranty claims by the time Honda decided to fix the safety hazard.

/ January 3, 2017
WEN Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

Sign Up to Join WEN Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

Everyone who bought WEN or suffered hair loss has until April 28, 2017 to file a claim for $25 cash or up to $20,000 in compensation for hair loss. Here is how to join the class action and get your...

/ December 22, 2016
Invokans Lawsuits for Ketoacidosis and Kidney Failure

Invokana Lawsuits Centralized in New Jersey MDL

Nearly 100 lawsuits involving kidney failure, ketoacidosis, and other side effects of Janssen Pharmaceuticals' diabetes drugs Invokana and Invokamet have been centralized under one federal judge in New Jersey.

/ December 19, 2016
DeVry University Settlement

DeVry Students Get Loan Forgiveness in $100 Million Settlement

Tens of thousands of DeVry University students will split a $50 million refund and another $50 million in loan forgiveness as part of a false-advertising lawsuit settlement.

/ December 16, 2016

Generic Drugmakers Accused in Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Twenty states have filed a lawsuit against a group of generic drug manufacturers for allegedly conspiring to fix prices on an antibiotic and a diabetes medication, in violation of federal antitrust law.

/ December 16, 2016
FieldTurf Artificial Turf

Report: Turf Company Knew Fields Fell Apart, Sold Them Anyway

A company that made millions selling high-end artificial turf fields to U.S. taxpayers and school districts knew they might not last 10 years, as advertised. Critics say the rubber infill may also contain lead and toxic chemicals that could harm...

/ December 6, 2016
Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuit

[BREAKING] $1 Billion Awarded in Metal Hip Implant Trial

Six people who were injured by a metal-on-metal hip implant made by Johnson & Johnson were awarded over $1 billion by a federal jury in Dallas, Texas.

/ December 1, 2016
Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit Settlements

J&J Faces 13,000 Risperdal Lawsuits Over “Man Boobs”

Juries have awarded $75 million to boys who were prescribed Risperdal "off-label" as young children and grew female breasts, a condition also known as gynecomastia.

/ December 1, 2016

Bitcoin Basics: 5 Things You Need to Know About the World’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is changing the way monetary transactions are conducted on a global scale. Here are five things you need to know about the future of money in the digital age.

/ November 29, 2016