Consumer Alerts (page 8)
800,000 Gas Cars Now Part of Volkswagen Emissions Cheating Scandal
On Tuesday night Volkswagen opened up another chapter in its ongoing emissions scandal. VW disclosed that an additional 800,000 vehicles showed “irregularities,” adding fuel to...
- Nov 5, 2015
Pharmacy Giants Drop Popular Diabetes Drug
Express Scripts and CVS Caremark have announced that both will remove dozens of medications from their lists of drugs covered by health plans. The two...
- Nov 4, 2015
EPA: VW Also Cheated on Audi, Porsche Diesel SUVs
The Volkswagen admissions scandal hit a new low for the auto group on Monday, November 2, 2015, when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accused...
- Nov 4, 2015
How Can Volkswagen Encourage Owners of Scandal-Plagued Vehicles To Make Repairs?
Owners of Volkswagen (VW) diesel vehicles with faulty emissions systems will not be required to repair their cars. Unlike vehicles recalled for defects like faulty...
- Oct 23, 2015
FDA, Health Canada Warn Testosterone Therapy Patients to Carefully Weigh Risks and Benefits
Chances are if you watch late-night television, you see periodic advertisements for clinics specializing in “Low T” treatments for men who have lost a step,...
- Oct 15, 2015
Essure Birth Control Device
For the past thirteen years Essure has been heralded as the only nonsurgical method for permanent birth control. The now decades-old device, manufactured by Bayer...
- Oct 13, 2015
$7 Billion Volkswagen Recall to Address 11 Million Polluting Diesel Vehicles
Volkswagen has announced a worldwide recall of its diesel vehicles that were rolled out with cheating devices built into their emissions systems. The company’s new...
- Oct 8, 2015
What Volkswagen Owners Need To Know About the Emissions Scandal
There have been a fair number of highly-publicized auto manufacturing scandals in recent memory, but none as shocking as the most recent involving rigged emissions...
- Oct 4, 2015
What Can I Do If I Own a Volkswagen Vehicle Affected By the Emissions Scandal?
Media reports recently disclosed damning information about German vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen’s attempt to “cheat” U.S. emissions standards in an effort to shore up lagging sales....
- Oct 1, 2015
Volkswagen Faces Huge Firestorm Amidst Emission Scandal
As of Wednesday, September 24, Volkswagen’s CEO Martin Winterkorn officially resigned as chief executive. Winterkorn states that he takes responsibility of the emission cheating scandal...
- Sep 24, 2015
Are You Putting Your Heart At Risk While Treating Diabetes With Onglyza?
Type 2 diabetes can be a difficult disease to manage. There are a variety of medications doctors prescribe to their patients to get excess blood...
- Sep 8, 2015
IVC Blood Clot Filters Might Cause Serious Complications
IVC (inferior vena cava) blood clot filters were created to protect high-risk individuals from possibly fatal blood clots that form in other areas of the...
- Sep 3, 2015
Xarelto Linked to Serious Bleeding, Complications, and Death
Xarelto (rivaroxaban)—an anticoagulant (or blood thinner) developed by Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals—is linked to serious, sometimes fatal bleeding events. Xarelto is...
- Aug 13, 2015
Data Breach Lawsuits and Information: A Roundup
Our attorneys at Morgan & Morgan are investigating potential class action lawsuits on behalf of consumers whose information was stolen as a result of a...
- Jul 30, 2015
FDA Warns of Dangers Associated with New Diabetes Medication
For the nearly 30 million Americans living with type 2 diabetics, new advancements in drug treatments are big news—especially when they promise better control over...
- Jul 24, 2015