Consumer Alerts


Morgan & Morgan Sues Tesla Over Allegedly Unreliable Autopilot System

Morgan & Morgan filed a personal injury and consumer protection lawsuit against automaker Tesla today, alleging that the company has duped consumers into believing its...

  • Aaron Vehling
  • Oct 30, 2018

Lithium Batteries Can Start a Fire in Your Pocket and the Local Landfill

No other battery can store as much energy as a lithium-ion battery, but the extra hours of power they provide electronic devices comes with a...

  • Richard Bierig
  • Aug 13, 2018

Do You Have Any of These Harmful Products at Home?

Companies have a responsibility to produce products that are proven safe for consumers to use and guaranteed to work as advertised. When companies are negligent...

  • Richard Bierig
  • Apr 16, 2018

Tax Season Scams: How to Stay Safe From ‘IRS’ Fraudsters

Update (3/21/2018): More than 10,000 present and former employees of The Travel Corporation had their sensitive personal information exposed after the company’s Director of Human...

  • Staff
  • Mar 19, 2018

Social Security 101: All Your Retirement and Disability Questions Answered

If you look at your last paystub, you will almost certainly see a deduction for Social Security. That’s because — with very few exceptions —...

  • Jessica Fregni
  • Jan 11, 2018

3 Court Rulings from 2017 You Should Know About

This was a big year for court rulings in a variety of legal fields, but here are three that have had a particularly noteworthy affect...

  • Aaron Vehling
  • Dec 29, 2017

You're Constantly Signing Away Your Legal Rights and You Don't Even Know It

“To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” Although author George Orwell’s famous quote refers to something else entirely, the...

  • Aaron Vehling
  • Dec 7, 2017

It's House Fire Season: Are You Sure You Have the Right Kind of Fire Alarm?

If a fire starts while you’re sleeping, you trust that the fire alarm will go off quickly and alert you with enough time to safely...

  • Richard Bierig
  • Dec 4, 2017

Data Breaches Are (Sadly) Routine Now: Here's How to Protect Yourself

So, your data’s been stolen. Maybe it was your email address. Or perhaps it was a credit card number. Or, worse, it could have been...

  • Aaron Vehling
  • Nov 8, 2017

Is Your Child’s Halloween Makeup Tainted with Lead?

Is there any holiday that children love more than Halloween? The chance to dress up as a scary monster, brave hero, or favorite cartoon character...

  • Staff
  • Oct 27, 2017

Nursing Home Drug Investigation Exposes the Dangers of Drug Kickbacks

Drugmaker Avanir Pharmaceuticals has come under fire this week after allegations that its popular drug Nuedexta — approved to treat a rare condition linked to...

  • Staff
  • Oct 20, 2017

New Survey Says “Recall Fatigue” Could Be a Millennial Issue: Is That True?

Millennials are getting the blame once again — this time, for not responding to recall notices. People ages 18-34 are the least compliant consumer age...

  • Staff
  • Oct 11, 2017

Where Do Recalled Products End Up?

When a product recall officially goes out, a series of events take place: the item is pulled from shelves and consumers are generally given the...

  • Staff
  • Sep 19, 2017

Morgan & Morgan Sues Equifax After Data Breach Compromises 143M Americans’ Personal Information

Update: 3/1/2018: Equifax announces that an additional 2.4 million Americans were affected by last year’s data breach, bringing the total number of people impacted by...

  • Staff
  • Sep 11, 2017

Barnes & Noble Cancels Free Beats by Dre Headphones Orders After Promo Code Fiasco

Twitter exploded on Friday, July 28 when a subsidiary of brick-and-mortar book giant Barnes & Noble reportedly canceled hundreds of orders for Beats by Dre...

  • Staff
  • Aug 1, 2017