Recalled Products and Announcements
Each year, thousands of products are recalled for defects that could lead to serious injuries. From motor vehicles to children’s toys. In some cases, consumer alerts bring to light consumer fraud, data breaches and public health hazards.
Below is a list of recalls and consumer announcements we are currently investigating:
Volkswagen Emissions Scandal
Volkswagen admitted to cheating emissions tests and selling vehicles that emit 40 times the allowable limit of greenhouse gases.
Takata Airbag Recall
Takata airbags have been shown to violently explode, sending shrapnel through a vehicle, causing serious injuries.
Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
The water at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in North Carolina was contaminated with volatile organic compounds.
Syngenta sold millions of tons of GMO corn before it was approved by foreign markets, costing farmers millions.
GM Ignition Switch Recall
The ignition switch in GM vehicles can be “bumped” into the off position, creating dangerous situations for drivers.
Home Depot Data Breach
Between April and September 2014, Home Depot was the subject of a massive data breach.
Fiat Chrysler Emissions Scandal
The EPA has accused Fiat Chrysler of using undisclosed software to cheat emissions regulations.
Nissan Airbag Recall
Some Nissan vehicles have defective computer software that does not deploy the airbag during a crash.