A giant legal battle over electric scooter safety is just starting

The rise of the rented e-scooter has also brought safety fears and injury-related lawsuits. What happens when a new mobility mode meets the American legal system?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2019

The legal battle over electric scooter safety is just starting

The rise of the rented e-scooter has also brought safety fears and injury-related lawsuits. What happens when a new mobility mode meets the American legal system?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2019

Electric scooter giant Lime says it recalled scooters amid fears that some could catch on fire

The electric scooter company Lime pulled several thousands devices off California streets due to concerns about rider safety and the threat of fire. The effort coincided with a blaze in a company warehouse involving a faulty battery......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 30th, 2018

3 Stocks Looking to Benefit From GE"s Misfortunes

The troubles facing the iconic General Electric Company NYSE GE have captured business headlines for years Although some believe the diversified industrial giant is starting to steady the ship it has been working from a position of weakness ABB NYSE ABB.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaq1 hr. 20 min. ago

This is one pillow fight: Small Michigan company takes on giant MyPillow, CEO Mike Lindell

I Love My Pillow is in a legal battle with industry giant MyPillow and its colorful CEO Mike Lindell after MyPillow .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 14th, 2019

GE CEO Culp vows to return company to former glory, starting with power business

General Electric Co. Chief Executive Lawrence Culp has vowed to do "everything in our power" to return the industrial giant to a "position of strength," asking for shareholders "support and patience" in hi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 26th, 2019

UPMC fires back in legal battle over health insurance rules

Pennsylvania health care giant UPMC went on the legal offensive this week against the state attorney general's office in a battle over insurance coverage rules......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 22nd, 2019

E-scooter safety under scrutiny

The arrival of electric scooters in cities across the country is increasing scrutiny of their safety.   According to a new Consumer Reports investigation, which did a spot check of hospitals and public agencies such as police departments, an es.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

LuLaRoe founder says the company is "starting over" amid seller exodus and looming $63 million legal battle

YouTube/LuLaRoe LuLaRoe's top executives sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2019

Lime Is Facing An Issue With Its Electric Scooters – Again

Over the last few months, electric scooter company Lime has been in the news repeatedly – but usually for the wrong reasons. Uber-backed startup Lime has been in a fierce battle for dominance in the electric bike-sharing market. Lyft (the U.S. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 14th, 2019

Regulators accuse PG&E of falsifying gas line safety records

Already facing billions of dollars in potential legal liability over wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric got more bad news Friday afternoon. The California Public Utilities Commission said that a staff investigation alleges that PG&E falsified gas pipeli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2018

Tesla seeking $167M from ex-employee accused of sabotage

Tesla's legal battle with ex-employee Martin Tripp is turning even more acrimonious. The electric vehicle maker is now seeking $167 million in damages from the former process engineer, Nevada case filings reveal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Scooter Startup Lime Is Road Testing a Car-Sharing Service, Starting in Seattle

The electric scooter company plans to veer into car-sharing market. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 31st, 2018

Electric scooter giant Lime recalled devices amid fears that some could catch on fire

The company pulled several thousand scooters off streets this summer after discovering that some could be carrying batteries with the potential to catch fire......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2018

Deal to Create Chinese Lithium Giant Faces Legal Challenge

A Chilean court is set to rule on a legal challenge to Tianqi Lithium’s deal to buy 24% of mining company SQM—which critics say could create a cartel for a key element in electric-vehicle and smartphone batteries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 21st, 2018

Exclusive: A Pair of Uber Executives Are Leaving to Join Electric Scooter Startup Bird

Dennis Cinelli and Yibo Ling are shedding four wheels for two. The scooter talent wars are heating up. Two high-level Uber employees have left the tech giant to join electric scooter startup Bird. Dennis Cinelli, who .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

The Booming E-Scooter Market Just Reported Its First Fatality

Play it safe While California just made it legal for adults to ride electric scooters without a helmet, the wildly popular vehicle has had its first confirmed fatality. The Washin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 21st, 2018

Facebook Returns Fire In BlackBerry Legal Battle With Patent Infringement Accusations

A legal battle between social media giant Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and BlackBerry Ltd (NYSE: BB) expanded Tuesday after the social media giant filed suit against the Canadadian software company for patent infringement. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 5th, 2018

California utility posts nearly $1 billion fire-related loss

Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric on Thursday reported a nearly $1 billion loss for the second quarter of 2018 due to clean-up, repair and legal costs related to wildfires that raged across Northern California last fall......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 26th, 2018

Board says some Uber drivers are entitled to unemployment insurance

Three Uber drivers who were determined to be employees and eligible for unemployment insurance have concluded their long and winding legal battle with the e-hail giant. A state unemployment insurance... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 20th, 2018

CFPB says Department of Education is obstructing suit against student loan giant

The claim is the latest development in a battle over whether student loan companies’ relationship to the Department protect them from other legal challenges......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2018