A class action has been filed alleging that cracks in the hermetic seal of Cochlear hearing implants allow bodily fluid to seep in, causing the devices to fail.
A class claims seeking damages for alleged defects in Owens Corning roofing shingles were not discharged by the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the 3rd Circuit has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.
Class status was properly granted to Ohio consumers who claimed they experienced mold contamination as a result of defectively designed Whirlpool front-load washers, the 6th Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
An Alabama family has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Intuitive Surgical claiming the company’s surgical robot botched a hysterectomy.
Walgreens is being sued after the death of an elderly Kentucky woman whose pharmacist allegedly gave her the dangerous antihistamine Hydroxyzine instead of the high blood pressure medication Hydralazine prescribed by her doctor.
A federal court wasn’t deprived of subject matter jurisdiction in a breach-of-warranty lawsuit by the plaintiff’s failure to first engage in dispute resolution under the terms of her new car lease, the 9th Circuit has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
A used car dealer could not enforce a written warranty provision that mandated pre-dispute binding arbitration if it was sued for violating the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, the 9th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.