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Wells Fargo Gives $110 Million Settlement for Scandal

In September 2106, authorities found out that Wells Fargo opened up to 2 million fake accounts by using the names of their customers without their consent. This was in an attempt to meet sales targets that were later deemed unrealistic. Since then, these sales targets have been eliminated. But the repercussions of the fake accounts…

Possible Engine Stall Leads to Recall of 1.4 Million Korean Cars

Well-known Korean automakers Kia and Hyundai have issued a recall for some of their more popular models due to a potential problem with the engines. The recall involves approximately 1.4 million cars and SUVs that were sold in South Korea, Canada, and the US. Kia is a Hyundai affiliate brand, and together they make up…

Bloodied United Airlines Passenger Filed Lawsuit

Thomas Demetrio, the Chicago personal injury lawyer of 69-year old doctor David Dao, has told reporters that they will file a lawsuit as a result of Dao’s injuries following a notorious United Airlines incident. Already, the law firm representing Dao has filed a motion to preserve all the evidence pertaining to the case. Legally speaking,…

Low Hanging Street Cable Cuts Head of Motorcyclist

A motorcyclist was killed by a cable hanging low on the street on April 11, 2017. An investigation discovered that the cable was left hanging following a vehicular accident in San Bernardino. The motorcyclist, Fabian Zepeda, 27, was decapitated. The Start of the Accident According to a police report, the series of events that led to…

Bad Road Markings Resulting in Deadly Bus Crash

What causes a car crash? It can be anything—distracted driving, driving under the influence, a faulty car component, or even simply driver incompetence. In one particular case, the cause of the crash was definitely unusual: bad road markings. In January 2016, a Greyhound bus slammed directly into a concrete barrier while running at a high speed….

Los Angeles Leads in Postal Worker Dog Bite Incidents

Dog bites are not exactly uncommon. In the United States, 78 million dogs have owners. But of all the cities in the nation, LA tops the list with the highest number of postal worker dog bites. Postal workers are most vulnerable to dog bites due to the inherent nature of their job. This tidbit of…

Oball Baby Rattles Recalled Due to Lawsuits and Risk of Choking

Roughly 680,000 Oball baby rattles were recalled for potential choking hazards. This product was sold around the country by large retailers like Walgreens, Wal-Mart and Target. Its manufacturer, Kids II, has already received 42 reports that the plastic disc component of the toy broke. This disc contains small beads which could cause choking in young…

New Tech Enhances Tracking of Owners of Recalled Vehicles

When there’s a problem with a car, the manufacturer may issue a recall notice so that vehicle owners can take their car to a dealership to have the issue fixed. But this method may not always work. It’s very possible that the owner of the car may lose contact with the dealership especially in cases…

Are Driverless Cars Really Safe?

There’s a marked increase in the popularity of driverless cars. But the question that everyone’s asking now is, are these autonomous vehicles really safe? According to Consumer Reports, car makers have been utilizing various approaches as they venture into this new industry trend. Tesla has already introduced autonomous features and rolled them out slowly when…