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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- 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...
- Feb 5, 2015
Attorneys Yaeger, Yanchunis File Suit Against Electrolux Over Moldy Washers
Morgan & Morgan’s Complex Litigation attorneys Laura V. Yaeger and John A. Yanchunis, along with Edward A. Wallace of Wexler & Wallace, have filed a...
- Jan 26, 2015
Attorneys Waechter, Goetz File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Xarelto
Morgan & Morgan complex litigation attorneys Joseph T. Waechter and Michael Goetz have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the makers of Xarelto. The lawsuit...
- Jan 19, 2015
A History of Data Breaches
It’s almost impossible for consumers to avoid shopping somewhere or using a particular service that isn’t vulnerable to — or hasn’t already been the victim...
- Dec 23, 2014
Did Ring Pop Contest Use Children's Photos Without Parental Consent?
On Tuesday, several consumers’ rights organizations urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Topps Company’s so-called #RockThatRock contest, which solicited children to submit photos...
- Dec 10, 2014
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Nov 4, 2014
NHTSA: 4.7M Vehicles Need Defective Air Bags Replaced
On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a press release urging drivers of 4.7 million recalled vehicles to have their defective air...
- Oct 21, 2014
83 Million Accounts Affected by Summer J.P. Morgan Chase Data Breach
The sensitive information of 83 million households and small business customers of J.P. Morgan Chase was compromised when hackers broke into the bank’s computer systems...
- Oct 3, 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...
- Sep 19, 2014
JPMorgan, Four Other Banks Hit by Hackers
Earlier this month, several major U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in America, fell victim to sophisticated hackers who infiltrated the banks’ software...
- Aug 28, 2014