Consumer Protection News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in March, 2012

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Dooger's Warrenton location for lease
Coast River Business JournalMarch 1, 2012

“We have some pad spaces for lease and that's included,” said leasing agent Jeff Olson of Commercial Realty Advisors Northwest. The property at 103 US Hwy. 101 is described on several commercial real estate websites as, “Existing 5000 +/- SF ...more »

Larchmont Residents Lose Thousands in Fraud
The Daily LarchmontMarch 1, 2012

by Brian Donnelly (email) LARCHMONT, NY -- Multiple Larchmont residents reported that unauthorized withdrawals had been made from their bank accounts, including one of $130000, according to the Larchmont Police Department. - On Feb.more »

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Confidentiality
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Students provide legal aid in Salisbury
Delmarva Daily TimesMarch 4, 2012

Leigh Maddox, left, executive director of Civil Justice Inc. and adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, and student attorney Meredith Schreibfeder offer legal advice to a client on Saturday at the Wicomico ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Norovirus makes its way to Port City
Seacoastonline.comMarch 2, 2012

It is often called by other names, such as viral gastroenteritis, stomach flu, and food poisoning. Norovirus infection causes acute gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach and intestines). The most common symptoms are diarrhea, vomiting and ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Ad wins physically-challenged man compensation for faulty motorcycle
Pune NewslineMarch 1, 2012

Pune The Thane district consumer disputes redressal forum has ordered a vehicle manufacturing company in Thane to pay Rs 41500 as compensation to Vijay Tamanna Sanadi, a physically challenged person from Pune for selling a faulty motorcycle to him.more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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United Therapeutics Files Lawsuit Against Sandoz For Infringement Of Remodulin ...
Daily Markets (press release)March 15, 2012

As a result, under the Hatch-Waxman Act, the FDA is automatically precluded from approving Sandoz's ANDA for up to 30 months. United Therapeutics intends to vigorously enforce its intellectual property rights relating to Remodulin, including the three ...more »

Pet lemon law: Help when buying a pet
Local 10March 7, 2012

If you're thinking about buying a pet, you may not realize that as a consumer you have certain rights under Florida's pet lemon law. The seller must have the animal checked out by a veterinarian no more than 30 days before selling the animal to you.more »

Consumer Protection
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Tenn. AG obtains temporary order
Legal News LineMarch 2, 2012

... Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act and the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. GH "Mack" McDonald, Nancy Juniper and Christopher M. McDonald have also been named as relief defendants to protect assets for potential distribution as restitution.more »

Product Reclamation
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Who is Judge Pamela Hill-Veal and why is she is seeking higher office to the ...
ChicagoNow (blog)March 5, 2012

By Marksallen, today at 8:22 pm than that for many overlook the fact that she spent a number of years as an Administrative Law Judge. After spending years as an Administrative Law Judge she was appointed by The Illinois Supreme Court to her Judgeship ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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National Consumer Protection Week declared
WJLAMarch 5, 2012

The importance of the heightened awareness comes as “millions of Americans use financial products, including credit cards, mortgages, and student loans, to build the foundation for a better tomorrow. These tools help bring our aspirations within reach ...more »

Stolen Identity
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ID thieves love social-media openness
Florida Times-UnionMarch 4, 2012

People using Linked-In, Google, Twitter and Facebook had the highest incidence of fraud, the company said. Javelin found that 68 percent of people with public social-media profiles shared their birthday information (with 45 percent revealing the month, ...more »

Credit Repair
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MISCOR Group Reports Improved Revenue and Earnings for 2011
MarketWatch (press release)March 1, 2012

MASSILLON, Ohio, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- MISCOR Group, Ltd. (OTN:MIGL) , a provider of electro-mechanical repair and complementary services to a broad range of industries, today announced financial results for the full year ending Dec.more »

Unsafe Products
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McCarter & English Appoints Managing Partners for Philadelphia and Wilmington ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 5, 2012

NEWARK, NJ, Mar 05, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Executive Committee of the law firm of McCarter & English LLP is pleased to announce that F. Traynor Beck has been appointed office managing partner of the firm's Philadelphia office, succeeding Joel E.more »

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