Recall and Defects

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Product Recall in Detroit, MI

Electronic doorbells are designed to make homeowners feel safer, especially when they’re asleep or not at home. They also provide video surveillance to protect packages delivered to the doorstep. But Ring, the maker of the popular doorbell of the same name, recently recalled 350,000 of its video doorbells after consumers…

Sometimes it’s easy to think that technology has advanced to the point where no everyday product can ever cause harm to someone using it. Products are designed to be safe, and they’re tested for safety and reliability. We like to think that defective and dangerous products don’t reach the point…

In the wake of federal congressional hearings on recalls by GM, Toyota, and Takata for safety defects, Representative Jan Schakowsky from Illinois has proposed a bill that would increase funding to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and would pressure manufacturers to improve auto safety. Schakowsky’s bill is not a…