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HONDA RECALLS NEARLY 250,000 VEHICLES DUE TO RISK OF FIRE

Honda recently issued a recall for some of its models. The recall affects nearly 250,000 vehicles, including some from the automaker’s luxury Acura line, for potential engine damage that can render the vehicles undrivable, posing a risk of a fire, crash, and/or injury. Affected Honda vehicles include 2018 and 2019 Odyssey minivans; 2016, 2018, and…

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Nhtsa Investigates 709,000 Ford Vehicles At Risk Of Catastrophic Engine Failure

The U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently escalated its investigation of 709,000 Ford vehicles to an engineering analysis, which is one next step closer to issuing a recall. The vehicles are at risk of catastrophic engine failure under normal driving conditions. The potentially affected vehicles are 2021 and 2022 Ford…

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Lenscrafters To Pay $39 Million Over Accufit Claims

LensCrafters recently settled a lawsuit filed by prescription eyeglass customers for $39 million. The plaintiffs alleged that the eyewear chain misled them about how well its Accufit technology could measure their eyes.  LensCrafters was accused of violating consumer protection laws for claiming that Accufit was five times more precise, down to 1/10th of a millimeter, than…

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Lawsuits Against Manufacturers And Sellers Of Kratom Are Being Filed Nationwide

According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, Kratom is an herbal extract that comes from evergreen tree leaves. The extract allegedly increases alertness and physical energy. People also use Kratom to combat symptoms of anxiety and depression, reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms, and alleviate physical pain. To capitalize on the potentially helpful qualities of Kratom,…

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Kia And Hyundai Sued Over Failure To Install Anti-Theft Technology

Cities across the United States have filed lawsuits against Korean automakers Hyundai Motor and Kia Corp. for their failure to install anti-theft technology in millions of their vehicles. The alleged defect is the failure of Hyundai and Kia to install electronic immobilizers on their vehicles, which were standard on 96% of all vehicles sold in…

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