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FTC: Lipidryl Weight Loss Supplement Refund Checks in the Mail

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced that they would be mailing checks to consumers who purchased Lipidryl weight loss supplements. A total of 1,296 checks will be mailed out to equal the $250,485 settlement reached by the FTC on behalf of consumers…. Read More »

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Gas Leak in Los Angeles

A class action lawsuit filed on Nov. 23 claims that Southern California Gas Company and Sempra Energy were negligent and caused a major gas leak that has severely affected the Porter Ranch community in Los Angeles. A leak at the natural gas… Read More »


Massachusetts EPA Fines Company for Asbestos Violations

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection fined a company for failing to remove asbestos according to state regulations. Fitchburg Properties LLC faces a penalty of $35,625 for improper removal of asbestos from a decommissioned heating system. In September 2013, state environmental inspectors... Read More »

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Auto Parts Price-Fixing Class Action Settlement

Settlements have been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging certain auto parts manufacturers conspired to fix the price of certain motor vehicle components, allegedly causing individuals and businesses to pay more for new motor vehicles and certain replacement parts. If you... Read More »

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Physician Files Unum Lawsuit After Disability Claim Denied

A former physician at Duke University Medical Center filed a insurance claim denial lawsuit against long-term disability benefits provider Unum Life Insurance Company. Dr. Karen M. of North Carolina claims she was forced to stop working as a general practitioner in February... Read More »

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Cert. Sought in Goya Drink Labeling Class Action Lawsuit

Three plaintiffs have filed a motion in federal court to certify a Class of Goya drink consumers anticipated to number in the tens of thousands who have allegedly been deceived by the company’s labeling. The Goya drink labeling class action lawsuit, which… Read More »

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Mortgage Lender Faces $1.6M Home Loan Modification Fine

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued mortgage lender Residential Credit Solutions a $1.6 million dollar fine over allegations that the company failed to help homeowners with home loan modifications. According to the CFPB, Residential Credit Solutions essentially prevented homeowners from... Read More »

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Ovarian Cancer Risk a Concern with Talc Baby Powder Use

For many years the risks of developing ovarian cancer from baby powder or talcum powder use were largely unknown by consumers. But most recently these risks have come into light in the form of several baby powder lawsuits against companies like Johnson &... Read More »


Jimmy Choo Hit With FACTA Class Action

A class action lawsuit was filed against luxury shoe designer Jimmy Choo, alleging that the company violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). The lawsuit, filed in Florida, alleges the company printed more than the last five numbers of customers’... Read More »

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Pillsbury Faces Penalties for Failing to Remove Asbestos

Owners of a vacant mill in Springfield, Ill. face a $500-a-day penalty dating back two months for not dealing with asbestos on the site. The penalty stems from an asbestos lawsuit filed by the Illinois Attorney General's Office in August that claims... Read More »

Education Management Corporation

U.S. Reaches $95.5M Settlement with For-Profit College Co.

Education Management Corp., the second largest for-profit college institution in the United States, has agreed to a settlement which resolves four False Claims Act lawsuits, including concerns by the U.S. Department of Justice and 39 states over its recruitment practices. Specifically, the… Read More »