Ford Motor: Lawyers have opened an investigation into the failure of the TSS and OSS sensors in Ford Edge vehicles

  The TC (TSS) and Output Speed Sensor (OSS) are transmission speed sensors which are used to calculate the actual gear ratio of the transmission while in use. After registering data, the two transmission speed sensors, also commonly referred to as a vehicle speed sensor (VSS), send data to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM); which […]

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Porsche: Attorneys open investigation on potentially defective drive shaft center bearing in 2002-2010 Porsche Cayenne vehicles

Attorneys have opened an investigation of the 2002-2010 Porsche Cayenne (First Generation Porsche Cayenne) vehicles which have an allegedly defective drive shaft center bearing that is prone to premature failure.  When the drive shaft bearing or its support fails, it may lead to extreme vibration and noise, and may damage the drive shaft itself, which […]

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Pepisco: Quaker Oats (PepsiCo) and others accused of mislabeling products by Maple Syrup Producers’ Associations — Investigation opened

A consortium of Maple associations asked the FDA to take enforcement actions against a variety of companies that use the terms maple but whose product does not contain any. This misbranded group of products generally declares “maple” on their packaging as a characterizing ingredient even where maple syrup is not actually present in the product. […]

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Acura: Investigation of 2013-14 Acura MDX and RDX vehicles equipped with Variable Cylinder Management system over excessive noise and vibration

Lawyers have commenced an investigation of 2013-14 Acura MDX and RDX vehicles equipped with  Variable Cylinder Management system that cause excessive noise and vibration when engaged. In 2013 Acura introduced engines with a Variable Cylinder Management system which was designed to pause a portion of the engine’s cylinders at various times during the vehicles operation […]

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Bertolli: Seven of Italy’s best-known olive oil companies are being investigated for mislabeling inferior quality virgin olive oil as extra-virgin

The investigation, the latest scandal to hit Italy’s lucrative food and drink sector, involves seven well-known producers accused of passing off virgin olive oil as extra-virgin Italian authorities announced that of 20 brands of extra-virgin olive oil tested, nine were found to contain lower quality oil. Companies such as Bertolli, Santa Sabina, Primadonna, Antica Badia, […]

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Ford Motor: Lawyers have opened an investigation into Ford Edge and Flex vehicles over defects with the vehicle’s Power Transfer Units

  Hundreds of consumers have complained of Power Transfer Unit (PTU) fluid leaks that often result in the premature failure of the PTU and necessitate a costly replacement. On All-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles, the PTU is responsible for transferring power from the output shaft of the transmission to the front wheels and also to the […]

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Toyota Motor Corporation : NHTSA opens investigation of allegation of defect in Toyota’s electronic throttle control software

  In a letter dated September 15, 2015, a consumer submitted a petition to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) alleging that software defects caused an accident experienced by his wife in a model year 2010 Lexus HS250H vehicle as she was attempting to park the vehicle. The petition requests that NHTSA “have Toyota […]

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Ford Motor: Ford investigated over possible defect in torque converters in Windstar and Taurus models.

    Lawyers are investigating possible defects in the torque converters in Ford Taurus and Windstar vehicles. The vehicles experience sheering or stripping of the torque converter which are the result of pressure from the pump shaft, particularly in model years, 2006-2010. The result is replacement of these units and possibly damage to other related […]

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Chrylser: NHTSA opens investigation of 2014 & 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokees

  The Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) has received 14 complaints alleging that after being placed in Park the subject vehicles have then rolled away from their parked position. The unintended motion has occurred with both the engine off and the engine running. The model year 2014 and 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles are equipped […]

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The Honest Co.: Lawyers investigating a potential class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers who purchased sunscreen from the Honest Company.

The company touted a sunscreen as SPF 30 with “broad spectrum, mineral-based protection.” Numerous consumers however complained that the product is ineffective and as a result they have suffered sunburns after being outside for a short periods of time The FDA requires sunscreen products to use up to 25% of zinc oxide. A recent investigation […]

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