Category: Financial News

IKEA Tip-Over Drawer Recall

29 Million IKEA Dressers Recalled After 4th Child Death

IKEA recalled 29 million chests and dressers because they can tip over if not anchored to the wall. They do not meet voluntary industry standard to withstand the weight of a 50-pound child climbing on the drawers.

/ November 7, 2016

EOS Lip Balm Class Action Settlement Announced

EOS has agreed to settle class action lawsuits and pay up to $4,000 to people who had severe skin rashes, blisters, and other side effects from the egg-shaped lip balm.

/ November 4, 2016
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Samsung Recalls Washing Machines for Explosion Risk

Samsung has recalled 3 million top-loading washing machines because they can blow apart and severely injure anyone nearby.

/ November 4, 2016
Metal on Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit Settlement

2,000 Wright Hip Implant Lawsuits Settle for $240M

Wright Medical Technology has agreed to pay a $240 million settlement to resolve most of the lawsuits involving their metal-on-metal hip replacements.

/ November 3, 2016
Wireless Car Thief Hacker

Keyless Ignitions Are Big Convenience for Car Thieves

Keyless ignitions are convenient, and not just for car-owners. Thieves "hack" wireless keys to effortlessly break inside. It is a big problem — about 100 million cars are vulnerable.

/ November 2, 2016
WEN Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

Judge Approves $26 Million WEN Lawsuit Settlement

The $26 million settlement provides $25 cash refunds for people who bought WEN. Anyone who had hair loss could get up to $20,000 cash.

/ November 1, 2016
Baby Powder St. Louis Trial Verdict

$70 Million Awarded in 3rd St. Louis Baby Powder Trial

A woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using Johnson's Baby Powder on her genitals for 45 years has been awarded $70 million by a jury in St. Louis Circuit Court.

/ October 28, 2016
Mesothelioma Talcum Powder Lawsuit

$18 Million Awarded in Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Lawsuit

A jury in California has awarded over $18 million to a man who was diagnosed with mesothelioma after exposure to talcum powder in cosmetic products.

/ October 27, 2016
VW Diesel Settlement

Court Approves $15 Billion VW Diesel Class Action Settlement

Volkswagen pays the largest consumer class action settlement in U.S. history for selling diesels that cheat emissions tests and emit high levels of smog on the road.

/ October 26, 2016
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EpiPen Maker Under Fire for Price Hike Controversy

Mylan N.V., maker of the EpiPen Auto Injector, is facing tough questions from lawmakers over a massive price increase for the potentially life-saving allergy treatment.

/ October 21, 2016