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Dean Foods Sued For Saying That Its Milk Supports Brain Health

Dairy giant Dean Foods violated consumer fraud laws by claiming that its milk does a body good, a federal lawsuit alleges.  The class action complaint was filed in U.S. District of Illinois and says that the packaging of Dean’s Horizon Organic … Continue reading

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Google Illegally Shares Android Users’ Personal Info

On August 5, 2011, two residents of Alabama launched a class action against Google, Inc., accusing the technology giant of unlawfully accessing personal information from Android cellphones and sharing it with application developers and advertisers without users’ permission.  The lawsuit alleges that Google accessed, … Continue reading

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Mattel Settles Landmark Class Action Lawsuit for Estimated $50 Million for Toys Tainted with Lead; Settlement to Include Quality Assurance Program to Ensure Product Safety

Fisher-Price and its parent company Mattel settled a 2007 class action lawsuit on Tuesday for 17 million recalled toys – the largest recall of children’s toys to date. Attorneys with the Florida-based class action law firm of Balkan & Patterson … Continue reading

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Boca Raton Law Firm Welcomes New Attorney Allison Lane to Legal Team to Represent Personal Injury and Auto Accident Clients in South Florida

Boca Raton, FL –Balkan & Patterson, LLP, a personal injury and class action law firm based in Boca Raton, is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Allison Lane to its legal team. Lane joins the firm as a skilled … Continue reading

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Secret Shopper Scams in Broward, Palm Beach Counties

Warning from South Florida law enforcement: If you receive an offer in the mail that seems too good to be true, it probably is. Right now, there is a secret shopper scheme circulating around Broward and Palm Beach Counties. You … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Recalls

When a pantry staple such as peanut butter is recalled, it can cause a lot of confusion as to what is safe and what is not safe. From dog biscuits to ice cream, almost all kinds of food with peanut … Continue reading

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Consumers, Start the New Year Off Right

A new year is upon us, and with it comes new opportunities for all – even scammers who will try to make a quick buck off honest consumers. It’s best to be wary of before you make any big purchases … Continue reading

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Balkan & Patterson Taking on Securities Fraud, Investment Fraud Cases

The Boca Raton-based personal injury law firm of Balkan & Patterson LLP is pleased to annouce that we will be accepting new cases in securities and investment fraud. A form of consumer fraud, there are a number of these cases … Continue reading

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From the AAJ: OIAs Reveal How Bush Administration Made Complete Immunity for Negligent Corporations a Top Priority

OIAs Reveal How Bush Administration Made Complete Immunity for Negligent Corporations a Top Priority Federal Agencies Changed Rules to Usurp States’ Rights, Help Corporations Escape Accountability for Dangerous Products Washington—In a stealth effort coordinated at the highest levels of the … Continue reading

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