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Dirty Potato Chips Class Action Says Snack Isn’t ‘All Natural’

Utz Quality Foods Inc. faces a potential class action lawsuit that alleges its “Dirty Potato Chips” brand is falsely advertised as “all natural,” when the products actually contain synthetic ingredients such as preservatives. Lead plaintiff Cyrus Hashtpari filed the class action in California federal court…. Read More »

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Parents Worry Over Pediatric Azithromycin Patients

Azithromycin is one of the most popular antibiotics in the United States, commonly prescribed to adult and pediatric patients. However, this drug (also sold under the name Zithromax) has been associated with severe side effects, and has been reported numerous times for… Read More »

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Select Portfolio Servicing Force-Placed Insurance Settlement

A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging Select Portfolio Servicing Inc. (SPS) force-placed insurance on borrowers’ property in such a way that SPS received an unauthorized benefit. If you were charged by Select Portfolio Servicing for a… Read More »

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Credit Card Numbers on Receipts

A once little known law regarding credit card numbers and receipts has recently become a serious issue for numerous businesses. Consumers are becoming more aware of their data privacy rights, and attorneys have filed numerous credit and debit cards lawsuits across the… Read More »

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Can a Hysterectomy Cause Cancer?

According to the National Institutes of Health, most women will develop uterine fibroids at some point in their lives. Sometimes, these fibroids become so problematic that a hysterectomy is medically necessary. Many women who need to undergo a hysterectomy to remove uterine… Read More »

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Dilantin Cerebral Atrophy Link

Dilantin (Phenytoin) is one of the most well known antiepileptic drugs in the United States, with the The World Health Organization (WHO) considering it an essential medication for any healthcare system. Even though the drug has been on the market since the… Read More »

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Steven Johnson Syndrome May Be Triggered by Cipro

Steven Johnson Syndrome is a serious, potentially life-threatening skin disease. The most common cause of Steven Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is through an allergic drug reaction from an antibiotic such as Cipro (Ciprofloxacin). Cipro is given to treat a bacterial infection. It is… Read More »

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How Does Onglyza Work?

Onglyza (Saxagliptin) is one of America’s most popularly prescribed new oral type-2 diabetes drugs in the United States. However, the diabetes drug has allegedly been linked to an increased risk of heart failure and pancreatic cancer in patients. Onglyza side effects have… Read More »

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Amerigroup Insurance in Hot Water for TCPA Violations

Amerigroup Insurance is facing numerous allegations of sending spam text, from customers who allegedly did not give consent to receive the text messages. The healthcare insurance giant routinely reaches out to policy members using text messaging. But some customers have complained they… Read More »

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Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Failure

Those who treat chronic heartburn with drugs like Prilosec and Nexium could be at risk for developing kidney failure, according to a recent study. The study was published online in April 2016 in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. The… Read More »

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22 Plaintiffs File Lawsuit Over Dangerous Xarelto Side Effects

A new Xarelto side effects lawsuit was collectively filed in federal court against pharmaceutical manufacturers Janssen Research and Development and Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals. The lawsuit, filed jointly by 22 plaintiffs, alleges that the company violated consumer protection laws by failing to warn… Read More »

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Pradaxa Safety Concerns

As a new generation oral anticoagulant, Pradaxa (dabigatran) gave high hopes to patients and physicians for a superior blood thinning medication. Released in 2010, Pradaxa was approved to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, an abnormal heart rhythm. It is also… Read More »

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UMB Financial Recent Target of Overdraft Fees Complaints

UMB Financial, a bank based out of Kansas City, Missouri, has been a recent target of complaints of excessive overdraft fees. According to consumers, credit unions and banks like UMB Financial charge excessive overdraft fees and may even have manipulative policies in… Read More »

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