Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Missouri jury on May 4 to pay $110 million in the latest verdict concerning the link between the company’s talc-based products and ovarian cancer.
This is the largest verdict ordered against Johnson & Johnson. So far,… Read More
Volkswagen has announced that the company will plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion in penalties, the largest fine issued against an automaker in U.S. history.
Volkswagen lied to consumers and government regulators in a 10-year long… Read More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has confirmed that the death of a 50-year-old woman was due to fatal injuries caused by a faulty Takata airbag in her 2001 Honda Civic.
The accident occurred on Sept. 30 in Riverside, California.… Read More
A newly filed lawsuit names mining giant Rio Tinto Minerals Inc. as a responsible party in five alleged cases of ovarian cancer caused by the use of Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products. Rio Tinto mines talc that is used in Johnson & Johnson's talcum… Read More
The judge for the Superior Court in Alameda County, California, ruled that 11 lawsuits against Bayer, the manufacturer of the permanent birth control device Essure, may proceed. The 11 cases represent 14 women who claim the device caused them to suffer… Read More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conducted a new round of tests and found that Takata airbags are much more dangerous than previously thought. The NHTSA issued an urgent warning to owners of Honda and Acura vehicles model-year 2001-2003… Read More
Volkswagen has agreed to a $10.2 billion payout in its emissions scandal case, one of the largest payouts by an automaker in the United States. The settlement is the result of VW's admission that it was using software in its vehicles that cheated to get… Read More
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a victim of the company's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products $55 million. The woman claims that after using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products for decades, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
A… Read More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has ordered airbag manufacturer Takata to recall up to 40 million more airbags. Already the largest safety recall in auto history, defective Takata airbags have been linked to at least 11 U.S.… Read More
Nissan has announced the recall of 3.2 million vehicles in the U.S. due to malfunctions which could cause airbags not to work properly during a crash.
Defective occupant sensing systems, which detect if a passenger is sitting in the front passenger seat… Read More