Consumer Safety

Volkswagen to Pay $15 Billion in Largest Settlement Agreement in U.S. Automotive History

June 29th, 2016

On Tuesday, 6/28 Volkswagen announced that it had reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Justice Department worth more than $15 billion. The agreement, which is the largest settlement in U.S. automotive history, will settle claims that Volkswagen knowingly mislead consumers about the fuel efficiency of its TDI “clean diesel” vehicles for years. A majority…

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Long-Term Use of Talcum Powder Linked to Increased Risk of Ovarian Cancer

June 27th, 2016

For decades, scientists and medical professionals have warned that long-term use of talcum powder on the genital area may significantly increase a woman’s chance of developing ovarian cancer. Talcum powder used in common household products such as Johnson’s Baby Powder® and Shower to Shower® may pose a serious health risk to thousands of women. Court…

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Volkswagen and Audi Made False Claims About the Fuel Efficiency of Millions of Vehicles

September 29th, 2015

Volkswagen and Audi are at the center of a massive scandal that could potentially impact millions of vehicle owners in the United States. Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Volkswagen equipped an estimated 11 million of their TDI “Clean Diesel” vehicles with software that was designed to deceive emissions tests. Volkswagen…

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GM Recalls Impact Millions of Vehicles

December 15th, 2014

Consumer vehicles and commercial trucks are equipped with a variety of safety features to keep drivers as safe as possible behind the wheel. But what happens when your vehicle is manufactured with a defective part? When a car part malfunctions, it can lead to serious and deadly consequences. This year alone, General Motors has notified…

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Practice Safe Shopping This Holiday Season

December 11th, 2014

The holidays are a time of giving and sharing, and all children look forward to unwrapping their gifts. But please be cautious this holiday shopping season. All parents and gift-givers need to remember that not all toys make appropriate gifts, and that some may pose serious safety risks for infants and young children. Here are…

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Protect Yourself Against Life Insurance and Annuity Scams

December 3rd, 2014

Daggett Shuler Injury & Disability Law Firm handles many types of complicated insurance cases that require us to stand up to the big insurance companies on behalf of our clients. Insurance policies are complex, and require review by an experienced attorney. There are many times when a policy is blindly signed, and in the end,…

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