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Defects

A woman walks out of a Williams-Sonoma store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Williams-Sonoma To Pay $987,500 Penalty Over Hammock Stand Defects

Housewares retailer Williams-Sonoma Inc. has agreed to pay a $987,500 civil penalty to settle charges that it failed to immediately report a defect in Pottery Barn wooden hammock stands.

05/07/2013

A crane begins hoisting the final section of the new Bay Bridge suspension span, October 28, 2011. (CBS)

Caltrans Records Show Possible Defects In New Bay Bridge’s Foundation

Records have been found of an apparent defect in the construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

05/27/2012