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Allianz Warns Product Recall Risks Grow as Technology Drives New Triggers

Defective product risk is an increasing peril for companies, causing significant financial damage, according to a newly released Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) report. Recall exposures have increased significantly over the past decade, bringing the potential for larger and …

Moldy Washers Cases Put Class Actions in High Court’s Spotlight

The U.S. Supreme Court could decide as soon as Friday whether to take up closely watched cases involving moldy odor-emitting washing machines that may let the justices clarify when big-money class action cases can proceed. The nine justices are set …

Government Product Safety Czar Returns to South Carolina

After four years in Washington as the nation’s products safety czar, Inez Tenenbaum is coming home to the Columbia area, her life changed in ways large and small. “Now I’m always giving advice unsolicited to my friends and nieces and …