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Benzene Contamination Prompts Sunscreen Recall

Benzene Contamination Prompts Sunscreen Recall

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Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Johnson & Johnson recalled five popular sunscreens which were tainted with benzene, a chemical which can cause serious health problems at even very low levels. The affected aerosol products are Aveeno Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen, along with four versions of Neutrogena sunscreen: CoolDry Sport aerosol sunscreen,…Read the article
Authorities Get Tough on Fake License Plates

Authorities Get Tough on Fake License Plates

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is fed up with the way fraudulent license plates hamstring police investigations. Officials believe the fake license plate market began during coronavirus shutdowns, when the Department of Motor Vehicles was closed for most purposes. Now, buyers might pay up to $2,000 for a fraudulent license plate from an…Read the article
Fisher-Price Issues Recall Due To Infant Deaths

Fisher-Price Issues Recall Due To Infant Deaths

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When babies started suffocating in cribs, company executives pointed the finger at caregivers. Four deaths later, Fisher-Price finally recalled the Rock ‘n Glide Soother, along with a related product, the Soothe ‘n Play Glider. The Rock ‘n Glide soother rocks babies back and forth to help them go to sleep. Four babies died in less…Read the article
The Proposed New York Privacy Law: A Closer Look

The Proposed New York Privacy Law: A Closer Look

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Lawmakers in the Empire State are poised to approve a sweeping data privacy law that rivals the strongest ones in the world. New York already has several such laws on the books, most notably the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (the SHIELD Act). The most recent version of this law requires companies…Read the article
The EPA Should Stop Fighting Against the Children of Flint

The EPA Should Stop Fighting Against the Children of Flint

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Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorneys Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law and Paul Napoli  are speaking out against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Biden White House for their failures to fulfill their promises to Flint residents who continue to endure the tragic consequences of the Flint poisoned water crisis. During…Read the article
Peloton Failed to Protect User Privacy, Physical Safety

Peloton Failed to Protect User Privacy, Physical Safety

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Hours after it finally agreed to recall unsafe treadmills, Peloton admitted to a data breach and insufficient fix that exposed millions of accounts. An information security consultant identified a flaw in Peloton’s online system which allowed anyone to access information about all users. Such information includes data such as age, weight, and preferred workout location.…Read the article
Ben Crump Supports Flint Bone Lead Testing Program

Ben Crump Supports Flint Bone Lead Testing Program

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The Flint Water Crisis devastated the community for six years after the City of Flint switched to a new water source as a money-saving measure. Officials failed to treat the water to avoid lead in the pipes from contaminating the water and families were exposed to dangerous levels of lead. This exposure is especially detrimental…Read the article
Peloton CEO Apologizes for Slow Recall Pace

Peloton CEO Apologizes for Slow Recall Pace

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John Foley publicly admitted his company should have “engaged more productively with [the Consumer Product Safety Commission] from the outset” of a safety recall. He “apologized” for this error. Two models of Peloton treadmills have caused multiple serious injuries and at least one death. The Tread Plus has an unsafe motion which, according to regulators,…Read the article
Convicted Fraudster Dead at 82, A Look at Other Scams

Convicted Fraudster Dead at 82, A Look at Other Scams

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The man who defrauded some 30,000 investors out of an estimated $17 billion died in prison, apparently due to failing health. Madoff lived a seemingly charmed life for decades, starting with a compelling rags-to-riches story. In 1960, Madoff took his brother Peter, along with a little money he’d saved from installing sprinklers and working as…Read the article
How Often Do Cases Go To Trial?

How Often Do Cases Go To Trial?

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When you think of filing a lawsuit, you might imagine a classic courtroom scene with a judge pounding a gavel and delivering a verdict. However, there’s an entire legal process that takes before a case gets in front of a judge and jury. Once a lawsuit is filed by a plaintiff, the defendant must answer…Read the article
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