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  • The War Against Consumers & Class Action Lawsuits

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 7-Apr-2017

    Congress is in the middle of debating a bill that would reduce consumer rights while tightening the controls on class-action lawsuits. H.R. 985, the ‘Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017’, favors big business and corporations and makes it increasingly difficult for consumers and victims of corporate fraud and abuse to seek remedies. The bill is being proposed by ...
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  • Xarelto Cases Near 14,000

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 13-Mar-2017

    The litigation regarding the drug Xarelto has been ongoing for several years, with more and more consumers submitting claims for internal bleeding injuries—13,727 claims at present. When the Xarelto MDL was first established in December 2014, there were only twenty-one lawsuits. Two years ago, all federal Xarelto claims were consolidated into the Eastern District of Louisiana. Did Johnson ...
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  • TCF National Bank Tricked Customers

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 6-Mar-2017

    TCF National Bank Tricked Customers TCF Bank, based in the state of Minnesota, has been accused by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of deceiving customers across the U.S., fooling them into opting-in to exorbitant overdraft fees. In fact, TCF National Bank used such aggressive tactics to ensure their customers accepted these fees, that a boat named the “Overdraft,” belonging to ...
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  • 7 Places That Might Have Lead

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 28-Feb-2017

    Lead has been used by the human race for centuries. The earliest recorded use of lead was in ancient Turkey, around 6,500 BCE. It can cause nervous system and kidney damage, stunted growth, reproductive issues, and delayed development. People discovered its toxic effects as early as 2,000 BCE but continued to work with it despite this knowledge. Lead has been added to paint, because it increases ...
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  • Car Accident Lawsuit Deadlines

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 24-Feb-2017

    Most people will experience a car accident during their lifetime, whether as a witness or as a victim. In 2015, more than 4 million people were injured in car accidents, costing more than $65 billion worldwide. Almost 300,000 of those were in the United States, totaling nearly $30 billion. Depending on the severity of your accident, the last thing on your mind might be suing your insurance ...
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