Category: Financial News

Listeria Cheese Recalls Hit Food City, Bashas, Yoke’s, Lipari

As the nationwide cheese recall continues to grow, a new study explains why Listeria infections are so dangerous for pregnant women. It might also explain a lot of 1st-trimester miscarriages.

/ March 1, 2017
Keurig Pays $5.8 Million Settlement Over K-Cup Burn Injuries

Keurig Pays $5.8 Million Settlement Over K-Cup Burn Injuries

Keurig pays a tiny settlement with the government after making hundreds of millions of dollars in profit off K-Cup MINI coffee makers that it knew were burning people by exploding hot water and coffee.

/ March 1, 2017
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Lawsuit Claims Automakers Knowingly Installed Faulty Airbags: Find Out if Your Vehicle is Affected

A new lawsuit alleges that five leading auto manufacturers were aware of defects that caused Takata airbags to explode and kill motorists, but continued to use them so they could save money.

/ March 1, 2017
SodaStream Recall

SodaStream Recalls 50,000 Bottles for Explosion Risk

A manufacturing defect forced SodaStream to recall blue-tinted carbonating bottles due to the risk of explosions and serious injuries.

/ February 28, 2017
Calphalon Knife Recall

Knives Recalled Over Laceration Hazard Linked to Dozens of Injuries

Calphalon is recalling about two million cutlery sets after dozens of people reported suffering injuries when their knives broke.

/ February 22, 2017
Vizio Smart TV

Vizio Pays $2.2 Million to Settle ‘Spying TV’ Lawsuit: Do You Qualify for a Refund?

Vizio Inc. has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle charges that it broke the law when it used spy software in more than 11 million TVs to determine what people watch – without their consent.

/ February 21, 2017

Lawsuit Claims Enfamil Baby Formula Packaging Unsafe

A whistleblower lawsuit claims the manufacturer of Enfamil baby formula downplayed the risk of defective seals that could result in spoilage or bacterial contamination.

/ February 13, 2017
SCOTUS

U.S. Supreme Court Takes On Railroad Cancer Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide if railroad workers with cancer and other injuries on the job can choose to file lawsuits in certain states.

/ February 10, 2017
Depakote Lawsuit Settlements for Birth Defects

Abbott Wins Depakote Birth Defect Trial But Lawsuits Continue And Plaintiff Lawyers Remain Confident

Less than 3 months after judges in Missouri upheld a $38 million jury award to a girl with birth defects from Depakote, another trial in Ohio has ended with a jury clearing Abbott Laboratories of wrongdoing.

/ February 3, 2017

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Un-Hatched Hatchimals

A class action lawsuit has been filed by a California mother who says her daughter's Hatchimal was a dud — it never hatched. The manufacturer is accused of falsely advertising a defective toy to kids.

/ January 26, 2017