Consumer Alerts (page 9)


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

1.1 Million Affected by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Data Breach

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has announced that hackers breached the company’s data security measures and stole the personal information of 1.1 million current and former members....

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  • May 21, 2015

ExamSoft to Settle Bar Exam Software Glitch Class Action for $2.1 Million

ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. has agreed to pay $2.1 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed by state bar applicants who claimed a glitch in...

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  • May 11, 2015

Morgan & Morgan Files TurboTax Class Action

Morgan & Morgan has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Intuit Inc., the makers of popular tax preparation software TurboTax, over allegations that the...

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  • Apr 23, 2015

Class Action Lawsuit: Nissan Hid Floorboard Rust Problem from Consumers

A putative class action lawsuit has been filed against Nissan North America Inc. alleging the company did not disclose to consumers that certain Altima vehicle...

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  • Apr 16, 2015

Morgan & Morgan Files Class Action Lawsuits Against Lumber Liquidators

Morgan & Morgan has filed consumer class actions against Lumber Liquidators in Florida, Louisiana and California. More than 50 similar cases have been filed across...

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  • Mar 31, 2015

Target Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit to Settle for $10 Million

On Thursday, a Minnesota federal judge preliminarily approved a $10 million settlement in the class action lawsuit filed against retail giant Target over a massive...

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  • Mar 20, 2015

Premera Blue Cross: 11M May Have Been Affected by Data Breach

Premera Blue Cross is the latest health insurance company to disclose that the personal and medical information of millions of its customers may have been...

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  • Mar 18, 2015

Data Breaches: A Chronology

If you were asked to guess how many personal data records (containing social security numbers, credit card information, and so on) had been breached since...

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  • Mar 6, 2015

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

Label Change on 'Low T' Products to Warn of Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

On Tuesday, the FDA announced that the makers of prescription testosterone products will be required to update the labels for their “Low T” therapies to...

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  • Mar 4, 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

Anthem Inc. Is Latest Health Care Company Attacked by Hackers

Cyber criminals have ransacked yet another large corporation’s customer data. This time it’s Anthem Inc.—the second-largest health insurance company in the United States—who announced Thursday...

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  • Feb 5, 2015