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FedEx Driver was illegally wearing headphones when involved in a crash that killed 5

According to the lawsuit, in January of 2020, Brandon Stowers was illegally wearing noise-canceling headphones while driving a FedEx semitrailer. Unable to hear the truck’s built-in alarm system that would have alerted him about objects in the roadway, Mr. Stowers caused a collision that killed five and injured approximately 60 others, per the petition. During…

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Battery Packs for Hoverboards Recalled

More than 200,000 hoverboards equipped with battery packs are being recalled because the batteries can overheat, which could potentially lead to fires or explosions. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reported that there have been more than 20 incidents of battery packs overheating, including complaints of smoke or fire. The recall involves lithium-ion GLW battery packs…

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Family Sues Tesla and alleges Autopilot Technology caused Son’s Death

Benjamin Maldonado and Adriana Garcia have filed suit against Tesla and Romeo Yalung after a Tesla’s autopilot feature engaged crashed into the family’s pickup truck and killed their then 15-year-old son, Jovani Maldonado. The crash was captured on dashcam video. The six-second clip shows the Tesla was traveling at 69mph, briefly sped up to 70mph,…

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