Tesla recalls nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles to update window reversing software

Tesla recalls nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles to update window reversing software

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) is recalling nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles because the window automatic reversal system may not react correctly after detecting an obstruction, increasing the risk of injury. The electric vehicle manufacturer told the National Highway Traffic SafetyAdministration (NHTSA) that it … Read more

Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – People suing Johnson & Johnson over the company’s talc products urged an appeals court on Monday to revive their claims, saying the profitable company should not be allowed to use a bankrupt subsidiary to block lawsuits alleging the products cause cancer. They … Read more

Bayer to pay $40 million to resolve U.S. whistleblower claims over three drugs

Bayer to pay  million to resolve U.S. whistleblower claims over three drugs

The logo of Bayer AG is pictured on the facade of the historical headquarters of the German pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Leverkusen, Germany, April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 2 (Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) agreed to pay $40 million to settle claims over its … Read more

3M combat earplug lawsuits to proceed, judge rules, despite bankruptcy case

3M combat earplug lawsuits to proceed, judge rules, despite bankruptcy case

The logo of Down Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company 3M is shown in Irvine, California April 13, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – 3M Co must face more than 230,000 lawsuits accusing it of selling defective earplugs to the U.S. military, after … Read more

Philips parts ways with CEO in midst of massive recall

Philips parts ways with CEO in midst of massive recall

Van Houten to leave after almost 12 years at helm To be replaced on Oct. 15 by Connected Care head Jakobs Shares up 2%, but down more than 50% since product recall AMSTERDAM, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Philips (PHG.AS) Chief Executive Frans van Houten will leave the company in October, the Dutch health technology firm … Read more

Exclusive: Cassava Sciences faces U.S. criminal probe tied to Alzheimer’s drug, sources say

Exclusive: Cassava Sciences faces U.S. criminal probe tied to Alzheimer’s drug, sources say

WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Cassava Sciences Inc (SAVA.O) involving whether the biotech company manipulated research results for its experimental Alzheimer’s drug, two people familiar with the inquiry said. The Justice Department personnel conducting the investigation into Austin, Texas-based Cassava specialize in examining whether companies … Read more

U.S. bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement

U.S. bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement

June 23 (Reuters) – Sales of Juul e-cigarettes were blocked by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, in a major blow to the once high-flying firm whose products have been tied to a surge in teenage vaping. The agency said the applications “lacked sufficient evidence” to show that sale of the products would … Read more

Toyota recalls first mass-produced EVs less than 2 months after launch

Toyota recalls first mass-produced EVs less than 2 months after launch

2023 Toyota bZ4X all-electric SUV is displayed during the 2021 LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November, 17, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 23 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Thursday it would recall 2,700 of its first mass-produced electric vehicles (EVs) … Read more

U.S. agency upgrades Tesla Autopilot safety probe, step before possible recall

U.S. agency upgrades Tesla Autopilot safety probe, step before possible recall

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Thursday said it was upgrading its probe into 830,000 Tesla (TSLA.O) vehicles with its advanced driver assistance system Autopilot, a required step before it could seek a recall. The auto safety agency in August opened a preliminary evaluation to assess the performance … Read more

Gunmakers lose challenge to New York law allowing lawsuits against industry

Gunmakers lose challenge to New York law allowing lawsuits against industry

May 25 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit by a group of gun manufacturers, distributors and retailers challenging the constitutionality of a New York law that allows the state and people affected by gun violence to sue the industry. U.S. District Judge Mae D’Agostino in Albany rejected a request by … Read more