Consumer Alerts (page 6)


Home Depot Settles Class Action Lawsuit Over 2014 Data Breach

Home Depot has agreed to pay $19.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit on behalf of more than 50 million U.S. consumers who had...

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  • Mar 14, 2016

Calling the Bluff: How America’s Top-Selling Antipsychotic Could Create Pathological Gamblers

At 64 years old, Marie* had been battling schizophrenia for nearly half her life. After three decades of wrestling down a sense of stability, her...

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  • Mar 7, 2016

FDA Announcement Requires New Warning Label and Clinical Trial for Essure

Tens of thousands of women around the country have been waiting for this moment for months: the Food and Drug Administration has announced the findings...

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  • Mar 3, 2016

Senate Report Reveals Takata Manipulated Data

A little more than a year after being responsible for the largest auto recall in U.S. history, Takata is once again in the news after...

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  • Feb 29, 2016

Jury Believes Talcum Powder Linked to Cancer, Orders Johnson & Johnson to Pay $72 Million

In the first jury award of its kind, a Missouri jury has awarded $72 million in damages to a woman’s family who claim her longtime...

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  • Feb 26, 2016

Manopause and the Middle Age Crisis: Testosterone Therapy Tied to Heart Attack Risk

We’re all familiar with the stereotype of a forty-year-old male combatting a receding hairline with Rogaine, frantically Googling for help on a low libido, and...

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  • Feb 19, 2016

Millions of Vehicles Recalled Due to Faulty Airbags

For the second time in just a few years the car industry has been rocked by another massive recall related to airbags. This time the...

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  • Feb 15, 2016

Consumer Alert: Energy Drinks Linked to Serious Injury in New Suit

New lawsuits filed by Morgan & Morgan contend that Monster Energy should be held responsible for the serious injuries sustained from the consumption of its products....

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  • Feb 9, 2016

Hackers Steal 63,000 Social Security Numbers From UCF

In another enormous data breach, 63,000 social security numbers were stolen from the University of Central Florida’s database by hackers. The attack affects current and...

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  • Feb 6, 2016

Dutch Researchers Link Diabetes to Sitting

Standing desks: we’ve all considered them. There are plenty of reasons why they’re good for us, yet committing to being on your feet all day is...

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  • Feb 5, 2016

Philadelphia City Council Wants to Protect Kids From Hoverboards

The Philadelphia City Council has decided the Back to the Future namesake is dangerous for children. They’re not alone; soon after the hoverboards 2015 take...

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  • Jan 22, 2016

Window for Anthem Data Breach Victims to Seek Justice May Close Soon

It has become almost second nature for many Americans to engage with online services for financial, commercial and medical needs. Even when you don’t specifically...

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  • Jan 20, 2016

Why the FDA Should Revoke Invokana

Invokana (brand name: canagliflozin) is an SGLT2 inhibitor, a class of prescription medicines that are designed to lower blood sugar in adults suffering from type...

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  • Jan 15, 2016

World Diabetes Conference Reveals Pancreatitis Risk from Using Onglyza

During the 2015 World Diabetes Conference, a study presented by Dr. Holman and his colleagues revealed that patients taking DPP-4 inhibitors have an increased risk...

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  • Dec 31, 2015

Wells Fargo Sued Over Aggressive Sales Tactics

Wells Fargo & Co., one of the largest banks in America, is coming under fire for establishing a cut-throat environment for employees that’s led them...

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  • Dec 31, 2015