Category: Financial News

Ohio State Pays Another $5.8 Million in Sex Abuse Settlements

Ohio State Pays $41 Million Settlement in Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Ohio State University has agreed to pay a $40.9 million settlement to 162 people who were sexually abused by Richard Strauss, a doctor who worked at the university from 1978 to 1998. He died in 2005.

/ May 11, 2020
Lawsuit Filed After Egg Prices Triple in California During Coronavirus

Lawsuit Filed After Egg Prices Triple in California During Coronavirus

A lawsuit accuses grocery stores of price-gouging when the cost of a dozen eggs tripled to $3.50 during the coronavirus pandemic in California.

/ April 28, 2020
Workers File Coronavirus Lawsuit Against Smithfield Pork Plant

Workers File Coronavirus Lawsuit Against Smithfield Pork Plant

A lawsuit was filed by workers who are unhappy with conditions at a Smithfield Foods pork plant during the coronavirus pandemic.

/ April 24, 2020
Polaris Recalls 2019 PRO XD and 2020 Ranger Utility Vehicles

Polaris Recalls 2019 PRO XD and 2020 Ranger Utility Vehicles

Polaris recalled 2019 PRO XD and 2020 Ranger utility vehicles in the U.S and Canada because the seat belts can fail to protect a rider.

/ April 17, 2020
Amazon Pays Settlement for Hoverboard House Fire

Amazon Pays Settlement for Hoverboard House Fire

Amazon has agreed to pay an undisclosed financial settlement to a family from Tennessee who lost $1.9 million in property after a counterfeit hoverboard caught on fire and burned their house down.

/ April 13, 2020
Business Interruption Lawsuits Hit Insurers for Denying Coronavirus Claims

Business Interruption Lawsuits Hit Insurers for Denying Coronavirus Claims

A growing number of small business owners have filed lawsuits against insurance companies for denying "business interruption" claims during the coronavirus outbreak.

/ April 10, 2020
Kawasaki Recalls 2015-2020 MULE Pro Utility Vehicles

Kawasaki Recalls 2015-2020 MULE Pro Utility Vehicles

Kawasaki issued two separate recalls for about 80,000 MULE Pro off-highway utility vehicles due to serious fire and crash hazards.

/ April 6, 2020
Monsanto Agrees to $39M Settlement for Roundup False Ad Lawsuit

Monsanto Agrees to $39M Settlement for Roundup False Ad Lawsuit

Monsanto will pay a $39.5 million class action settlement for falsely claiming that Roundup weed-killer targets an enzyme that is only found in plants.

/ March 31, 2020
Ford Recalls 250,000 Cars With Faulty Door Latches

Ford Recalls 250,000 Cars With Faulty Door Latches

Ford recalled nearly 250,000 Fiesta, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ cars due to a faulty door latch that could open when the car is being driven.

/ March 30, 2020
Honda Recalls 340,000 Portable Generators for Fire Hazards

Honda Recalls 340,000 Portable Generators for Fire Hazards

Honda recalled about 340,000 portable generators due to multiple fire hazards, including a leaky fuel valve and a short-circuit in the inverter assembly.

/ March 18, 2020