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Dodge Journey Recall Alert: Engine Fire Risk!

August 19th, 2015 by

Engine Fire Risks Prompt Fiat Chrysler’s Dodge Journey Recall Fiat Chrysler, or FCA US LLC, announced a safety recall on some 2011-2015 Dodge Journey models, and a sibling sold outside North America as the Fiat Fremont, equipped with 2.4L, or four-cylinder engines. The Dodge Journey recall affects some 350,000 vehicles, including 144,416 in the United Read More »

Immigrant Parents Sue: Texas Denies Birth Certificates

August 17th, 2015 by

  Immigrant Parents Sue: Texas Denies Birth Certificates to American-born Children Immigrant parents are suing because Texas denies birth certificates to children born in the United States. Immigrant parents with U.S.-born children rely heavily on their child’s birth certificate for school enrollment, access to Medicaid and other government services. Attorneys representing immigrant parents – mainly from Mexico, Read More »

$25 Million Honda Discrimination Settlement for Overcharging Minorities

August 14th, 2015 by

$25 Million Honda Discrimination Settlement for Overcharging Minorities Honda Motor Company’s American Finance Corporation agreed to pay $25 million to settle federal investigations into allegations of charging minority borrowers higher auto loan interest rates than white customers. The Justice Department accused American Honda Finance Corporation of overcharging black, Latino, Asian and Pacific Islander car buyers Read More »

Takata Compensation Fund Rejected for Airbag Victims

August 13th, 2015 by

Takata Compensation Fund Rejected for Airbag Victims Following at least eight reported deaths and numerous injuries related to the Takata Airbag investigation, TK Holdings, Inc., “Takata,” rejects U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal’s request for a compensation fund for alleged victims of its defective airbag inflators. The senator’s request for a compensation fund was denied as Takata’s Read More »

ARC Airbag Inflators Rupture

August 12th, 2015 by

ARC Airbag Inflators Investigation The Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) at the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened an investigation on July 13, 2015 to examine ARC hybrid airbag inflators. ARC Automotive, Inc. (ARC), an airbag manufacturer based in Knoxville, Tennessee produced the airbag inflators allegedly using the same explosive compound that plagued inflators made Read More »

Overtime Pay Eligibility Expands

August 10th, 2015 by

Overtime Pay Eligibility Expands The Wage and Hour division of the U.S. Department of Labor is proposing to update the regulations defining and delimiting the exemptions for “white collar” employees; therefore, expanding the overtime pay eligibility threshold. Under the proposed ruling, the White House aims to strengthen the middle class and tackle income inequality. Updating Read More »

Smart Lipo Recall Due to Undeclared Drug Ingredients

August 10th, 2015 by

What is the Smart Lipo Recall? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Smart Lipo capsules, a product promoted for being the “best natural and herbal weight loss supplement,” due to undeclared drug ingredients. Therefore, the manufacturer, SpartLipo 365, is voluntarily recalling all lots of Smart Lipo sold Read More »

Pyrola Recall Due to Undeclared Drugs: What Next?

August 10th, 2015 by

What is the Pyrola Recall? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Pyrola Advanced Joint Formula capsules, a product promoted for being a “100% Natural Herbal Supplement” helping with joint pain. Its manufacturer, G & C Natural Nutrition, Inc., is voluntarily recalling all lots of Pyrola, 430mg/capsule, due Read More »

KIA Sportage Recall for Defective Brake Light Switch

July 31st, 2015 by

KIA Sportage Recall Due to Defective Brake Lights KIA Motors America has announced a voluntarily recall of approximately 7,722 units of its Sportage model manufactured between March 7 and June 8, 2011. The KIA Sportage recall relates to an alleged defect affecting the proper function of the brake light switch, causing the brake lights to Read More »

Wells Fargo Faces Consumer Banking Fraud

July 31st, 2015 by

Wells Fargo Consumer Banking Fraud The city of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit against the largest bank in California, Wells Fargo & Co., alleging consumer banking fraud. This legal action constitutes an unprecedented lawsuit in the history of consumer finance and banking class action lawsuits in the Golden State. According to BigClassAction.com, the main offense Read More »

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