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Was Your Homeowner’s Insurance Claim Denied or Underpaid? Call Attorney Paris R. Webb, Esq.

Was your property insurance claim denied or underpaid? Mr. Paris R. Webb, Esq., of Balkan & Patterson, LLP, represents policyholders in their claims against their insurance company. If you sustained property damage to your home or business and your insurance company has wrongfully … Continue reading

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Citigroup to Pay $300M to Settle Mortgage Case

Citigroup has agreed to pay nearly $300 million to settle a civil fraud complaint alleging that the banking giant promoted an investment tied to the housing market, yet failed to tell investors it was betting those securities would fail.  The Securities … Continue reading

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Consumers Fight Against ATM Fees

Consumers are sending the message that they are fed-up with ATM Fees. Three anti-trust class action lawsuits have been filed recently which allege that companies such as Visa, MasterCard, Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo are unfairly “fixing” prices against both consumers … Continue reading

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Quaker Oats Must Face Deceptive Advertising Class Action Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that Quaker Oats Company must face a class action lawsuit filed in Illinois that claims that Quaker lured consumers into paying top-dollar prices for its “wholesome heart-healthy” oatmeal and granola products, when in reality the products contain … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Claims Bayer HealthCare and Merial Limited Make False Claims For Flea and Tick Products

A class action lawsuit in Ohio has been filed on behalf of dog and cat owners alleging, among other things, that Bayer HealthCare, LLC, and Merial Limited regularly make false and deceptive claims in advertisements for their flea and tick pet … Continue reading

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Class Action Filed Against Dean Foods and White Wave Foods for Brain Health Claims

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Dean Foods and White Wave Foods for claiming that their product, DHA Omega-3, supports brain health in children and adults.  The suit, filed in California, alleges “Violation of the Unfair Competition Law, Violation of … Continue reading

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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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FDA Blasts Hair Care Company For ‘Formaldehyde-Free’ Ads

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has rebuked GIB, LLC for advertising its popular Brazilian Blowout Acai Professional Smoothing Solution as formaldehyde-free even though the hair straightening treatment contains high levels of the carcinogen.  GIB already faces consumer class actions … Continue reading

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Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

The FDA has received more than 5,000 adverse event reports in the first six months of 2011 regarding metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, which is more than the agency received in the prior four years combined.  The National Joint Registry for … Continue reading

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National Autism Association and Families Against Restraint & Seclusion – Working to Revise our Laws to Protect Children

The National Autism Association (NAA) along with 12 other organizations launched a campaign this week to spur letter writing and raise awareness about dangerous restraint and seclusion practices in schools. For more information, click here to visit the blog for … Continue reading

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