Sunday, October 13, 2019

Small Business Owners Affected By VW’s Deception

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Lost in the chaos about Volkswagen’s deception in fooling regulators about the emissions of its “clean” diesel engines are the very real economic damages of a certain group of small businesses. Among the effected are used car dealers who are left holding the bag because of Volkswagen’s deception. That is because those small business owners made economic decisions for their...

The Volkswagen Emissions Deception

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Recently, Volkswagen owners learned they were the victims of a deception. While many of these owners took pride in investing in vehicles believed to be equipped with some of the most environmentally-friendly technology, known as “clean diesel,” for which they paid thousands of dollars, these drivers instead learned that VW had done nothing more than engineer its vehicles to...

Inventure Foods and Listeria

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Inventure Foods is recalling dozens of frozen-vegetable products as well as Jamba brand smoothie kits from large supermarkets and retail centers in several states, including Mississippi according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration email alert distributed this morning. The voluntary recall by Inventure Foods, Inc. affects dozens of varieties of the company’s “Fresh Frozen” line of frozen vegetables as...

Blue Bell Ice Cream and Listeria

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There have been three different recalls in the last month pertaining to Listeria contamination. Blue Bell has now begun to recall more ice cream due to pints of banana pudding ice cream testing positive for listeriosis. The contaminated ice cream came from the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma plant which serves a variety of supermarkets throughout several states, including Mississippi, according...

Takata Airbag Class Action Lawsuit

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A class action lawsuit has been filed in federal court alleging that Japanese auto supplier Takata Corporation supplied Honda, GM, Toyota, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, and Mazda car manufacturers with potentially defective airbags that may rupture on activation, spraying shrapnel at drivers and passengers. The lawsuit has been brought against Takata, as well as a host of...

GM victim-compensation plan expected soon

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The New York Times examines the ongoing scandal over faulty ignition switches at General Motors, noting that the company has already recalled 2.6 million cars and is facing a wave of lawsuits and settlements over possible deaths and injuries related to the malfunctions. The Times says that Kenneth R. Feinberg, the victim-compensation expert hired by GM, “is nearing the...