Blog Posts in October, 2017

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  • Woman Says Her Identify Has Been Stolen Over a Dozen Times Since Equifax Data Breach

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 31-Oct-2017

    The Social Security numbers of roughly 145 million Americans—nearly half of the U.S. population—were exposed after a breach at credit report agency Equifax. While not all have been negatively affected, one Washington woman claims that the breach has severely disrupted her life. Katie Van Fleet, a Seattle native, says her identity has been stolen more than a dozen times since the ...
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  • Did You Hear About the Whole Foods Data Breach? Probably Not.

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 23-Oct-2017

    While news outlets have been focusing on Equifax and Neiman Marcus, another big-name corporation’s data breach went under the radar. Whole Foods, which was recently acquired by tech giant Amazon, found out in late September that they had been the latest victims of a data breach. On Sept. 28 th, the grocery announced that it had received information about a third party having unauthorized ...
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  • Aaron Hernandez's Estate Refiles Lawsuit Against Riddell Helmets

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 16-Oct-2017

    Attorneys representing the sister of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez have refiled a lawsuit against the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell. Hernandez’s lawyers first filed a federal lawsuit in September after the late football star killed himself in prison and an autopsy revealed he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain disease found in people who suffer repetitive brain traumas, ...
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  • Farmworkers Want Chlorpyrifos Pesticide Banned After EPA Refuses

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 3-Oct-2017

    Environmentalists and farmworkers in California are pushing for the ban of a commonly used conventional insecticide. Back in 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Obama, proposed banning the insecticide, called chlorpyrifos, because studies suggested it threatened human health. Now that Trump is president, his administration has reversed the decision and activists are now ...
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