Many Americans were shocked last year when they learned about the high levels of lead in the municipal water of Flint, Michigan. In that city, about 5 percent of children were found to have elevated levels of lead in their bodies. But that level pales in comparison to many areas in Texas, including San Antonio.
Samsung has more to worry about than just cellphones that catch fire. In August, a federal lawsuit was filed against Samsung, alleging negligence in the design and manufacture of certain washing machine models.
The NHTSA recently notified consumers of 21 separate recall campaigns involving various manufacturers, makes, and models. The June 22 release identifies Chrysler, Toyota, Porsche and a variety of others as manufacturers. A reason for many of these recalls is a passenger side front airbag inflator that can rupture and pose a risk of injury to occupants. Another reason for many of these recalls is a vent tube that can detach from the Engine Breather. To find out if your vehicle has been included in a recent recall, you can search by model year, make, and model on the NHTSA website.
Popular automobile manufacturer General Motors Co. (GM) is facing two class action lawsuits estimated at $10 billion and involving up to 27 million vehicles and hundreds of other smaller claims. The class action lawsuit has been brought on by innocent consumers who have purchased a GM-branded vehicle and suffered serious injuries, damages, or total losses due to vehicle failure or defect.