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Escape SUV drivers beware: Ford recalls 570,000 more vehicles

Ford Motor Company has issued another big safety recall -- this time recalling some 360,000 vehicles possibly prone to engine fires and 210,000 new models suffering from Ford's ongoing problem with faulty door latches. In the last three years, Ford has already recalled over 3 million vehicles with door latches that fly open when the vehicle is on the road, costing the company $640 million. This year, Ford estimates the recalls to cost them $295 million in pretax earnings.

Do you have a product liability claim for your child's toy?

In January, parents in the USA had a mold scare related a beloved chew toy. Cutting open their children's plastic Sophie the Giraffe, they found mold inside. Apparently, a dentist warned them in her article in Good Housekeeping after she found mold in her child's toy.

FDA moves to ban medical device for the first time in 33 years

Over the last few years, a considerable number of medical devices have made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Indeed, there have been seemingly innumerable stories discussing everything from contaminated endoscopes to pacemakers susceptible to hacking.

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