Consumer Alerts (page 9)


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Confirms Data Breach

High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group confirmed Wednesday that its hotels had been the victim of a credit card data breach. As reported by...

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  • Mar 5, 2015

Anthem Says Up to 18.8M Non-Customers Also Affected by Data Breach

In the wake of Anthem Inc.’s historic data breach that saw as many as 80 million of its customers’ personal information stolen by cyber criminals,...

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  • Feb 27, 2015

Attorneys Yaeger, Yanchunis File Suit Against Electrolux Over Moldy Washers

Morgan & Morgan’s Complex Litigation attorney John A. Yanchunis, along with Edward A. Wallace of Wexler & Wallace, have filed a class action lawsuit in...

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  • Jan 26, 2015

Women's Clothing Retailer Bebe Latest To Be Hit With Data Breach

On December 5, 2014, the women’s clothing retailer Bebe confirmed that a number of its stores were affected by a data breach that took place...

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  • Dec 5, 2014

FDA Recommends Black Box Warnings for Power Morcellators

The FDA is recommending that manufacturers of power morcellators – surgical tools used during a procedure known as morcellation – add three warnings, including a...

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  • Nov 25, 2014

Stryker Agrees to Settle Hip Implant Cases for $1 Billion

On November 3, 2014, Stryker Corp. agreed to pay $1 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits filed on behalf of patients who underwent corrective surgeries...

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  • Nov 4, 2014

Home Depot Data Breach: 56 Million Payment Cards Compromised

Home Depot announced this week that 56 million credit and debit cards are believed to have been compromised in what is now the largest retail...

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  • Sep 19, 2014

Millions of Patient Records Stolen in Community Health Systems Data Breach

Community Health Systems, a company that runs 206 hospitals nationwide, said Monday that hackers gained access to its computers and stole the data of 4.5...

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  • Aug 19, 2014

Supervalu Supermarket Chain Investigating Possible Data Breach

Supermarket chain Supervalu, Inc. has announced it is investigating a potential data breach that may have affected some of its food and stand-alone liquor stores...

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  • Aug 15, 2014

Study Finds New Cancer Risk From Morcellation

A new study conducted by a group of Columbia University physicians found that a surgical procedure known as power morcellation has the potential to spread...

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  • Jul 28, 2014

AT&T Confirms Hackers Targeted Codes to Unlock Phones in April Data Breach

After keeping details of the cyber attack quiet for months, national telecommunications staple AT&T has confirmed reports that an unknown number of customers’ Social Security...

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  • Jul 22, 2014

FDA Says It Will Not Ban Vaginal Mesh Products – At Least Not Yet

On Tuesday, the FDA rejected a request from Public Citizen, a Washington D.C.-based, non-profit consumer advocacy group, to recall all existing vaginal mesh products and...

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  • Jul 17, 2014

Lowe's Data Breach Put Thousands of Employees at Risk for Identity Theft

Lowe’s is alerting 35,000 past and current delivery drivers and other employees about a data breach that may have compromised their Social Security numbers, driver’s...

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  • May 27, 2014

Recall Over Steering Rack Issues: the Latest Headache for GM

On Wednesday, General Motors (GM) announced its 30th product recall this year, bringing the company’s grand total of recalled vehicles to 13.8 million. But the...

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  • May 23, 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...

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  • May 7, 2014