Product Liability Articles
GM lawyers under federal criminal investigation for allegedly concealing ignition switch evidence
Federal prosecutors are investigating General Motors’ legal department for possible criminal liability in the way it handled the company’s deadly ignition switch problem, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Jars of almond butter, peanut butter recalled due to possible salmonella contamination
Jars of almond butter and peanut butter from Hain Celestial Group’s unit nSpired Natural Foods, and sold under various brand names, are being recalled after four people became sick after ingesting the products. The recall involves Arrowhead Mills brand peanut
GM’s new ignition switch website offers recall info by model and year
“There is a risk, under certain conditions, that your ignition switch may move out of the “run” position, resulting in a partial loss of electrical power and turning off the engine,” GM’s newly refurbished ignition switch recall website informs drivers
Colgate Total toothpaste ingredient linked to cancer, birth defects
Colgate Total toothpaste contains a chemical that has been linked to cancer-cell growth and birth defects in laboratory animals, prompting an investigation by federal regulators and an all-out ban by Minnesota lawmakers.
Peanut factory knowingly sold salmonella-contaminated peanuts to food suppliers
The Peanut Corporation of America knowingly distributed salmonella contaminated peanuts to manufacturers and presented faked documents to back up those false claims, in what has become one of the largest salmonella outbreaks in U.S. history, according to court testimony. The trial
GM unleashes five new recalls for a variety of problems affecting about 269K vehicles
General Motors (GM) has announced an additional five recalls, encompassing nearly 269,000 vehicles with a variety of safety concerns.
GM unable to locate nearly 140,000 owners of vehicles with ignition switch flaw
If you own a General Motors (GM) vehicle that is subject to the company’s ignition switch recall and haven’t yet received a recall notice in the mail, you could be one of several thousand the automaker has failed to reach.
GM issues its third recall to fix power windows that may cause older SUVs to go up in flames
General Motors (GM) continues to terrify its customers with yet another round of recalls; however, this recall distinguishes itself in that if it is continually ignored, the vehicle may catch fire!
Federal court holds Chinese drywall companies in contempt for ignoring U.S. litigation
China’s state-owned drywall manufacturers have abandoned litigation in the U.S. involving thousands of American homeowners who sued the companies over allegedly toxic and corrosive drywall they claim has damaged their homes and their health.
GM seeks bankruptcy shield after moving ignition switch case from California court to federal court
General Motors (GM) has removed a California case from state court to federal court in order to avoid a suit claiming that the automaker concealed major safety problems to dodge issuing further recalls. Since the vehicles in question were manufactured