A three-year-old girl died Saturday from a fire caused by a charging hoverboard scooter that exploded in her family’s three-story home in Harrisburg. This is the first death attributed to a fire caused by a hoverboard.
The fire, which started shortly… Read More
New legislation took effect on Wednesday, June 1st that requires rental car companies to fix any vehicles in their fleets under recall by the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) prior to renting them out to consumers. Rental companies with… Read More
As part of the largest and most complex automotive recall in history, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced eight additional automakers are adding 12 million vehicles to the massive Takata airbag recall.
Last month, an… Read More
In federal court on Thursday, Johnson & Johnson, and its medical device manufacturer DePuy, were ordered by a jury to pay $500 million to five Texas residents who claimed they were injured by the companies’ Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants.
Following… Read More
In addition to its insulin pumps and hip implants, healthcare manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has made headlines once again for producing and distributing yet another product that may be harmful to consumers.
Recently, a jury in Missouri determined that… Read More
The Takata airbag recall is still growing; Honda recently announced that it is recalling another 2.2 million vehicles to fix the airbag issue. That’s not all — Honda expects to recall another 341,000 vehicles due to an unrelated airbag malfunction.
To… Read More
The first of six “bellwether” GM ignition switch lawsuits was voluntarily dismissed by the Oklahoma man who initiated it against the automaker following a car accident in May 2014.
During the trial, which took place in a Manhattan Federal Court, evidence… Read More
A recent safety review conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has resulted in additional warnings being added to the labels of a specific class of type 2 diabetes medication known as sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors.
The… Read More
This week, officials from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that a defective medical device made by the medical manufacturing company Olympus was responsible for spreading a deadly “superbug” that sickened 18 patients in a Pittsburgh Hospital… Read More
The Japanese airbag manufacturing company Takata made headlines again after The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced it had plans to take legal control over the company’s airbag recall and repair process.
Takata is facing… Read More