Consumer Alerts (page 8)


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...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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....

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Jul 24, 2015

3M Medical Equipment May Cause Serious Joint Infections

For the past few years, a debate has been raging in the medical community regarding the use of surgical warming blankets. A pending lawsuit alleges...

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  • Jul 15, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Phones Contain Flaw That Allows Hackers Access

According to media reports, Samsung Galaxy smartphones contain a software flaw that allows hackers to gain access to the phones. The software vulnerability affects 600...

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  • Jun 19, 2015

Online Dating Site Adult Friend Finder Hit by Data Breach

Reports have surfaced that hackers gained access to the personal information of current and former users of Adult Friend Finder, an online dating website often...

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  • May 27, 2015