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Burlington Coat Factory Class Action Settlement Vouchers Mailed

Readers are starting to receive vouchers in the mail from a class action settlement stemming over allegations that Burlington Coat Factory violated California law by recording customer phone numbers when they paid with a credit card. According to reader comments and posts on… Read More »

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Prilosec may cause kidney failure

Studies Suggest Kidney Problems Linked with Prilosec and Nexium

Recent studies have suggested popular heartburn medications Nexium and Prilosec may be linked to severe kidney problems in patients. These drugs are known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and are common over the counter medications meant to help treat heartburn. These drugs work… Read More »

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J. Crew Class Action Alleges Website Terms Illegal

A class action lawsuit was filed against clothing chain J. Crew Group Inc. over allegedly illegal provisions in its website’s terms and conditions. Lead plaintiff Fruma Rubin alleges that jcrew.com contains illegal provisions that violates the state of New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer Contract,… Read More »

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Stillwater Bank Investigated for Overdraft Fees Practices

Overdraft fees have been big revenue generators for banks since the 2008 financial crisis. A report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the nation’s larger consumer banks collected about $11 billion in overdraft fees in 2015, accounting for eight percent of… Read More »

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Gynecomastia causes

Risperdal Gynecomastia Treatment

Risperdal is a prescription medication used to treat autism, schizophrenia, and the mixed and manic states of bipolar disorder. Males who take this drug have reportedly suffered serious Risperdal side effects including gynecomastia (development of breast tissue in males) that requires costly… Read More »

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Kraft Heinz False Advertising Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a consumer’s false advertising lawsuit against Kraft Heinz, finding her pleadings failed to adequately state a case for fraud. U.S. District Judge Michael M. Anello said that plaintiff Suzanne Alaei provided “almost no detail” in her pleadings about… Read More »

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Essure Lawsuit

Severe Pain Prompts Louisiana Woman to Join Essure Lawsuit

Bayer was hit with an Essure lawsuit by a several women who alleges that the permanent birth control option caused them to suffer from severe side effects. One of the plaintiffs involved in this Essure lawsuit, plaintiff Shelly C., underwent the Essure… Read More »

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FTC Lawsuit Targets Newspaper Subscription Scams

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission filed a newspaper subscription scam lawsuit against dozens of companies who allegedly deceive consumers by sending out mass mailings disguised as subscription notices. The FTC lawsuit states that the defendants participate in a nationwide campaign that… Read More »

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Uncle Julio’s Minimum Wage Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit alleging Uncle Julio’s Corporation and Uncle Julio’s of Illinois Inc. violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by requiring servers and/or bartenders to perform non-tipped work such as cleaning and maintenance while paying them less than minimum wage is… Read More »

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eliquis side effects may include internal bleeding

Eliquis Antidote Sought Out by Drug Makers

Eliquis, known generically as apixaban, is manufactured by Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb, and was approved for use by the FDA in 2012 as a blood thinner. However, this new blood thinner has no existing Eliquis reversal agent for internal bleeding events. About… Read More »

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800Razors Class Action Says Auto-Renewing Contracts Illegal

A class action lawsuit alleges that 800Razors.com violated California consumer protection laws by not providing proper disclosure of the terms and conditions of its automatically renewing razor orders. The complaint states that 800Razors.com is an online marketplace for shaving supplies, such as… Read More »

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