Investigation Into Tesla Autopilot Expands to 830,000

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reportedly expanded its investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot software, which now encompasses more than 800,000 vehicles. This investigation, which has been ongoing since last August, has focused on several high profile car accidents involving vehicles using Tesla’s self-driving car software. Along with several recent recalls, the investigation has [...]

2022-06-21T11:01:06-07:00June 21st, 2022|Car Accidents, Defective Products|0 Comments

Jif Peanut Butter Recalled Due to Salmonella Contamination

A variety of Jif peanut butter products have been recalled by the J.M. Smucker Co. due to potential contamination by salmonella. This contamination is potentially dangerous, and anyone who has one of these contaminated peanut butter products should dispose of them immediately. Anyone who experiences symptoms of salmonella infection should seek medical attention for this [...]

2022-06-02T14:24:08-07:00June 2nd, 2022|Defective Products|0 Comments

130,000 Tesla Vehicles Recalled Due to Overheating Issue

Tesla, the largest manufacturer of electric cars in the world, recently issued a recall for around 130,000 vehicles after it was found that some of the vehicles were experiencing overheating issues. This overheating affected the vehicles’ central console, which would experience lag or freeze entirely. This, in turn, made it difficult to access certain functions [...]

2022-05-24T13:42:06-07:00May 24th, 2022|Defective Products|0 Comments

Insignia Issues Recall For Air Fryers Due to Burn Hazard

Insignia, a major electronics manufacturer, has issued a recall for about 635,000 air fryers and air fryer ovens, after it was found they posed a significant hazard for burns and accidental fires. These air fryers have been found to overheat, causing potential property damage and injury to people using them. Anyone who has one of [...]

2022-05-05T14:57:29-07:00May 5th, 2022|Defective Products|0 Comments

Have You Been the Victim of a Manufacturing Defect?

Manufacturing defects are a serious danger that can affect nearly any product on the market. If you encounter a product with a manufacturing defect, it could result in accidental harm to you or anyone around you when you use the product. But what exactly is a manufacturing defect, and how does one result in harm? [...]

2022-03-25T14:48:41-07:00March 25th, 2022|Defective Products|0 Comments

What is a Design Defect, and How Can it Hurt People?

Whenever a company discovers a product they produce has a design defect, they customarily issue a recall for that product. This helps to prevent defective products from hurting regular consumers, who can potentially be injured or sickened by defective goods. But what exactly is a design defect, and how does it result in people getting [...]

2022-02-03T14:43:46-07:00February 3rd, 2022|Defective Products|0 Comments

Peloton Treadmill Injuries and Recall

If you, or a member of your family, are still in possession of a Peloton Tread+ or Tread treadmill, you should be aware that the product has been recalled by the manufacturer after complaints of serious injuries and a fatality. Peloton initially refused to recall its products, claiming that they were safe to use, but [...]

2021-07-30T06:15:25-07:00July 30th, 2021|Defective Products|0 Comments
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