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People on ATV's

Two Tragic Deaths Underscore Dangers of Riding ATVs

This past weekend, a 12-year-old in Kentucky and a 16-year-old in Tennessee died from injuries sustained while riding all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

  • Staff
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Jun 16, 2020
soldiers

3M Officials Say Soldiers Not “Entitled to Know” About Earplug Flaws

Recently unsealed documents have revealed that 3M officials knew there were potential issues with their safety gear, but believed soldiers didn’t weren’t entitled to that information.

  • Staff
  • Consumer Alerts
  • May 22, 2020
Drugstore

Zantac Recalled: Everything You Need To Know

If you or a family member have taken the over-the-counter heartburn medication Zantac, you may have been alarmed at the news that the U.S.

  • sholom
  • Consumer Alerts
  • May 14, 2020
Scam pop up on computer

Coronavirus Scams to Watch Out For

The coronavirus pandemic has sowed chaos around the world, and as with any crisis, there are people looking to exploit confusion for profit. Some are hoarding supplies and selling them for ten times their usual value.

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  • Consumer Alerts
  • May 8, 2020
JUUL Myths

3 Common Myths About JUUL Vapes 

JUUL electronic cigarettes, also known as vaporizers, are one of the most successful personal electronics devices of recent times.

  • sholom
  • Consumer Alerts
  • May 7, 2020
myth vs. facts

6 Things You Didn't Know About Filing a Lawsuit

If you’re like most people, “going to court” sounds pretty scary. It conjures images of solemn judges, dark-paneled courtrooms, fancy lawyers, oaths, and witnesses — and legal bills, so many legal bills. 

  • Staff
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Apr 29, 2020
applying for social security disability

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Applying For Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can be a complicated process, but it’s a crucial one for those who need it.

  • sholom
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Apr 21, 2020
Masked person with Virus behind them

How to Soften the Financial Blow of the Coronavirus Crisis

It’s nowhere near its peak, but the coronavirus pandemic has already torpedoed the stock market and robbed millions of Americans of their livelihoods.

  • Staff
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Mar 26, 2020
teeth aligners

Smile Direct Club Complaints Mount as Top Doc Could Lose License

Almost 5 million Americans wear dental braces, and you can bet that almost all of them wish they could pay less for them. Enter Smile Direct Club, a company that bills itself as an orthodontic “disruptor,” aiming to make teeth-straightening more accessible and affordable.

  • sholom
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Feb 21, 2020
MGM resorts hotel data breach lawsuit

MGM Resorts Data Breach Affects Nearly 11 Million Customers

Hackers got a hold of the personal information of 10.6 million guests of the MGM Resorts hotels chain last summer, but this week hackers posted the data to a popular hacking forum, according to reports from ZDNet and the BBC.

  • avehling
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Feb 20, 2020
phone and computer

Google Shared Users’ Private Videos With Strangers

In a February 2020 email to Google Photos users, Google announced that users’ private videos had accidentally been shared with other user accounts due to a “technical issue.” The email warned that if users had downloaded their data, the data may be incomplete and may contain “videos that are not

  • sholom
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Feb 10, 2020
broken air conditioner

That Broken Air Conditioner Isn’t Your Problem Anymore

What’s more annoying than an air conditioner that doesn’t keep you cool? One day everything is fine, and the next, you wake up covered in sweat because the AC decided to take a nap.

  • sholom
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Jan 2, 2020
phone in hand using Facebook

Facebook Data Breach: Personal Information of Hundreds of Millions Exposed on Dark Web

Facebook is yet again accused of failing to protect the sensitive personal information of its users, leaving hundreds of millions potentially vulnerable to scams and phishing schemes.

  • sholom
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Dec 20, 2019
Credit Report Sheet

How to Fix a Bad Credit Report That’s Destroying Your Life

When you’re a victim of identity theft, it can be a surreal experience. You didn’t buy that, you didn’t borrow that, you didn’t rent that, and you were never in Albuquerque in the first place!

  • sholom
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Dec 10, 2019
car broken down

Breach of Warranty Contract Law & Claims

Does Your New Vehicle Keep Breaking Down?

You are not alone. It seems like new cars, trucks, and SUVs are constantly breaking down, way before you would expect them to.

  • sholom
  • Consumer Alerts
  • Nov 21, 2019