MAJOR RETAILERS RECALLING NAP NANNY AFTER INFANT DEATHS REPORTED

It has been reported that four major national retailers are voluntarily recalling Nap Nanny baby recliners after at least five infant deaths were reported. Amazon.com, Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby, and Diapers.com are recalling over 150,000 of the recliners, including Generation One, Generation Two,

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LOEHMANN’S, BURLINGTON COAT FACTORY, AND ROSS STORES ALLEGEDLY SELLING REAL FUR GARMENTS LABELED AS FAUX FUR

It has been reported that Loehmann’s, Burlington Coat Factory, and Ross Stores allegedly sell clothing labeled as faux fur despite containing real fur. Such conduct, if true, violates federal and state laws prohibiting the misbranding of fur products. If you purchased a fur product labeled

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BRAIN-PAD PRODUCTS AND OTHER ANTI-CONCUSSION MERCHANDISE ALLEGEDLY FALSE ADVERTISED

It has been reported that numerous manufacturers of mouthguards and other “anti-concussion” merchandise have allegedly engaged in misleading and deceptive business practices. For example, Brain-Pad, Inc.’s Pro-Plus Junior mouthguard was advertised to “create[] new brain safety space” and “reduce[] risk of concussions from lower jaw impacts,”

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Investigation of Alleged Fraud by Shell Vacations Club

Ahdoot & Wolfson, PC is investigating certain allegations of possible wrongdoing in the sales and operation of a so-called “points-based vacation club” and of time shares by a company known as Shell Vacations Club. If you or anyone you know has purchased an interest in

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MICROSOFT SURFACE TABLET ALLEGEDLY HAS LESS STORAGE THAN ADVERTISED

It has been reported that the available storage in the new Surface tablet by Microsoft has been allegedly misrepresented in its advertising. While the Surface RT models are advertised to contain either 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage, it has been reported that approximately

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FULL90 SPORTS HEADGUARD REPORTEDLY DOES NOT PROTECT SOCCER PLAYERS FROM CONCUSSIONS AS ADVERTISED

As reported on NBC, medical professionals allege that the padded headguard sold by FULL90 Sports allegedly does not “reduce[] impact by up to 50%,” as the manufacturer claims on its website. It is reported that the headguard’s padding allegedly provides no significant protection against concussions,

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ACCRETIVE HEALTH ALLEGEDLY VIOLATES PATIENTS’ MEDICAL PRIVACY AND CONDUCTS UNFAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES, FACES POTENTIAL SHAREHOLDER ACTION

It is reported that Accretive Health, Inc. is the subject of close scrutiny in the wake of the Minnesota Attorney General’s lawsuit, which alleges that Accretive Health failed to protect the confidentiality of medical records for over 23,000 patients and failed to disclose its extensive

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GLOBAL PAYMENTS CREDIT CARD DATA REPORTEDLY COMPROMISED, AFFECTING ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARD BRANDS

In early March of 2012, it was reported that credit card data of an undisclosed but potentially vast number of accounts may have been accessed by an unauthorized agent.  Global Payments, a card transaction processing company, confirmed the possibility of intrusion and theft on March

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IBM AND IRON MOUNTAIN INC. LOST DATA CARTRIDGES REPORTEDLY CONTAIN PERSONAL RECORDS FROM CALIFORNIA’S CHILD SUPPORT SYSTEM

On March 29, 2012, California state officials announced that data cartridges maintained by IBM and Iron Mountain Inc., which contained personal data of individuals in California’s child support system, were lost. It was reported that the cartridges contained names, Social Security numbers, addresses, driver’s licenses

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AT&T’S “UNLIMITED” DATA PLANS ACTUALLY HAVE LIMITS, AS HEAVY USERS ARE THROTTLED

The New York Times recently reported a success story of an AT&T mobile customer in small claims court. California resident Matt Spaccarelli’s iPhone data speeds were restricted and slowed, despite his monthly payment towards a so-called “unlimited” data plan. As it turns out, both AT&T actually

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