Consumer Alerts (page 11)
Recall Over Steering Rack Issues: the Latest Headache for GM
On Wednesday, General Motors (GM) announced its 30th recall this year, bringing the company’s grand total of recalled vehicles to 13.8 million. But the flood...
- May 23, 2014
eBay Announces Security Breach, Hackers Accessed Passwords, Addresses
This afternoon, eBay announced that it had been the victim of a “cyberattack” thart allowed hackers to gain access to users’ encrypted passwords, names, addresses,...
- May 21, 2014
FDA May Reclassify Vaginal Mesh Implants as High-Risk Medical Devices
On Tuesday, the FDA announced a proposed order to reclassify vaginal mesh implants as high-risk medical devices. This reclassification, if approved, would force implant manufacturers...
- May 7, 2014
Millions of Michaels, Aaron Brothers Shoppers Had Credit Card Info Stolen
In January, Michaels Stores hinted at a possible data breach, and on Thursday, the company confirmed that hackers gained access to more than 2.6 million...
- Apr 18, 2014
Consumers Can Receive Up To $1,500 For Each Unwanted Cell Call
Are you hounded by debt collection calls? The next time you receive a call from a debt collector, rather than ignoring it, simply pick up...
- Apr 3, 2014
GM Recalls 1.6 Million Cars With Defective Ignition Switch, Airbag Problems
General Motors has recalled 1.6 million vehicles due to a defective ignition switch that can cause engines to shut off and prevent airbags from deploying...
- Mar 18, 2014
Possible Data Breach at Michaels Stores, Retailer Admits
The U.S. Secret Service is currently investigating a possible data breach at Michaels Stores after banking industry sources found fraudulent activity on cards of customers...
- Mar 7, 2014
Secret Service Investigating Potential Data Breach at Sears
Following a string of publicized data breaches among well-known retailers including Target and Neiman Marcus, Sears Holdings Corp. announced on Friday that it is investigating...
- Mar 4, 2014
Receive a Letter from Florida Hospital About Dr. Lu's Spinal Surgeries?
If you received a letter from Florida Hospital Medical Group concerning a spinal surgery performed by Dr. William Lu, the attorneys at Morgan & Morgan...
- Feb 28, 2014
Morgan & Morgan Investigating Neiman Marcus Data Breach
The attorneys at Morgan & Morgan are investigating claims on behalf of those who were affected by the Neiman Marcus data breach. In January 2014,...
- Feb 28, 2014
Men's Desire to Stay Young Exploited by Testosterone Treatment Makers
Every day, we are bombarded with advertisements touting how certain products will keep us young. This marketing tactic is used to sell everything from cars,...
- Feb 24, 2014
JPML Approves Consolidation of Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuits to SC Court
On Tuesday, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) approved a motion to consolidate all federally-filed lawsuits alleging a link between Lipitor and type 2...
- Feb 20, 2014
Large-Scale Scientific Studies Needed for "Low T" Treatments
The Endocrine Society released a statement last week that claimed large-scale scientific studies are required to better understand the side effects of testosterone therapies such...
- Feb 13, 2014
Transvaginal Mesh Update: Court Rules Johnson & Johnson Destroyed Documents
Just days before the first transvaginal mesh bellwether trial against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary is set to begin in federal court in West Virginia,...
- Feb 6, 2014
First AndroGel Lawsuits Filed Over Heart Attack, Stroke Risk
Five men have filed lawsuits against the manufacturer of AndroGel, alleging that they suffered from life-threatening cardiac events after using the testosterone treatment. According to...
- Feb 6, 2014