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Volkswagen Sued Over Allegedly Defective Autonomous Brake System

Volkswagen was hit Tuesday with a proposed class action claiming it failed to disclose that 2015-2019 vehicle models equipped with the carmaker’s “Front Assist” feature are predisposed to a manufacturing defect that causes the car’s braking system to engage suddenly and for no reason.

California Wine Drinkers Lose BevMo False Advertising Suit

A proposed class of California wine drinkers who accused retailer BevMo of a “bait and switch” scheme in its online and brick-and-mortar stores should read store signage more carefully next time, a California appeals court said Tuesday.

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PFAS: The 'Forever Chemicals'

97% of Americans have a detectable amount of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in their blood, but we don’t yet know all of their health effects. The EPA says more than 600 PFAS chemicals are in the marketplace in the U.S. While states are racing to regulate PFAS, while the federal government lags.

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