Consumer Alerts (page 12)


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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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...

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  • Feb 6, 2014

FDA Evaluating Safety of Testosterone Products

The FDA has announced that it will be evaluating the safety of agency-approved testosterone products after two studies linked the popular “low-T” treatments to an...

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  • Feb 3, 2014

FDA Launches New Study into Pradaxa's Safety

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Mini-Sentinel program posted a request for the public to submit comments on its protocol for a study...

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  • Jan 9, 2014

Target Security Breach: Millions of Customers' Credit, Debit Info Stolen

Retail giant Target has confirmed that debit and credit account information of roughly 40 million U.S. customers who made in-store transactions between November 27 and...

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  • Dec 19, 2013