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United States of Scam

Bogus debt collectors. Imposter IRS agents. Phony sweepstakes. These types of scams pose a threat to virtually every American – and savvy scammers use every trick in the book to gain trust, such as building rapport, using professional-looking websites, and even playing on emotions. But how prevalent are these deceptive practices? We wanted to find… Read More »

Examples of Heartburn Drug Lawsuits

Popular medications for treatment of heartburn and other digestive disorders are among the most prescribed drugs available. Despite their widespread use and popularity, the number of heartburn drug lawsuits continues to grow. The core problem with these proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs is that they may have adverse side effects that develop after long term… Read More »

Is Heartburn Medicine Causing Kidney Disease, Renal Failure and Dialysis?

Heartburn and acid reflux are two common ailments that affect millions of people each year. In America, it is estimated that about 20 million people use drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to treat these physical problems. These drugs are among the most commonly prescribed drugs worldwide; they also are available in over-the-counter versions (OTC).… Read More »

How the Consumer Protection Watchdogs Help You

Fortunately for consumers, in the United States, there are several consumer protection agencies that serve as watchdogs, working hard to ensure that products and services in the marketplace are as safe as possible. These agencies work in various ways to set safety standards, examine and test products, publish alerts about safety issues, and to enforce… Read More »

Top Consumer Concerns for 2017

Consumer confidence is one of the most important elements of success that drives a thriving economy and keeps our nation growing. When making purchases of any kind, this confidence provides security and comfort about the quality, use and safety of those purchases. If there is a failure, there also must be a solution that offers… Read More »

When to Hire a Lawyer for Exploding Airbags & Injuries

Making the decision to consult with a lawyer about an injury can be daunting if you have never worked with one before. The basic process for obtaining legal help is similar to the process of finding other professionals, such as a doctor or teacher. You want to find a lawyer who is highly qualified and… Read More »

The Truth Behind Exploding Airbags + Death or Injury

Many people have heard about the problems with exploding airbags through widely publicized reports in the news media. It may seem to be a huge problem for individuals, and with recalls issued for multi-millions of vehicles, it also is a widespread problem for manufacturers. However, in terms of potential danger to drivers or passengers, the… Read More »

Airbag Didn’t Deploy in Accident – 4 Steps to Take

Drivers have a duty to know how their vehicles should function and also how potential problems might affect their driving, such as airbag failures. Knowing these things is the best way to maintain your duty to drive with care and safety. Airbags have been the subject of major recalls since it was first discovered that… Read More »

St Jude Medical Defibrillator Lawsuit FAQ

In October 2016, St. Jude Medical told both patients and doctors that a small number of its 350,000 defibrillators that were implanted in the US could have the a battery problem that makes the devices cease to function without warning. The devices are supposed to issue a ‘warning’ vibration of low battery at least three… Read More »