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Rollback of Consumer Protections in Higher Education Leaves Commercial Litigation Attorneys Busy

By Jeff Brown |

Many are concerned about consumer fraud in student loan debt collection since the new administration has been in place; specifically, about the erosion of civil liberties and consumer protections. As a result of the various actions taken recently by the Department of Education to deregulate protection is for student loan borrowers, there is a… Read More »

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Rule Alleviating Bank Consumer Fraud Potentially In Jeopardy

By Jeff Brown |

A battle over what’s best for consumers who are victims of consumer fraud at the hands of banks and other financial institutions is brewing in Congress: In July, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau banned banks and other financial institutions from forcing customers to agree to arbitration instead of class action lawsuits if they were… Read More »

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Several Florida Nursing Home Residents Dead after Storm Has Families Wondering About Negligence

By Jeff Brown |

On September 13th, eight nursing home residents were found dead in the wake of Florida’s post-hurricane heat. When police entered the home after the storm, they found a foot of standing water filled with feces and urine. Many are now wondering why some facilities in the state were able to take care of residents… Read More »

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$3 Million Birth Injury Case Highlights Pediatric Personal Injury Issues

By Jeff Brown |

During the last week of September, a Superior Court issued a $3 million verdict against an obstetrician who was found responsible for severe birth injuries due to forcefully pulling a baby out by its head during delivery. The lawsuit—filed in 2014—specifically alleged that the doctor caused permanent nerve damage to the baby’s right shoulder… Read More »

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Accidents, Injuries & Deaths at Sea Stir Concern Over US Warships

By Jeff Brown |

Much media attention has been focused on the US Navy of late, particularly after collisions involving USS John S McCain and USS Fitzgerald this summer took the lives of 17 sailors who are now either dead or missing—more than the number killed in Afghanistan this year. Specifically, many members of the public are now… Read More »

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Pediatricians Accuse Florida of Making Children Sick for Financial Reasons

By Jeff Brown |

On August 20th, CNN Wire covered a personal injury story like no other; the story of pediatricians claiming that the state of Florida harmed sick children in order to benefit political donors. Reportedly, the children were switched out of Children’s Medical Services (CMS), a section of Florida Medicaid, and into other Medicaid insurance plans… Read More »

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A Look at Serious Consumer Fraud Issue Hitting Florida

By Jeff Brown |

One of the biggest consumer fraud issues that has emerged in states like Florida involves the use of skimmers, which are electronic credit card readers that thieves put into fuel pumps. Once inside, they can capture personal information such as identification numbers, account information, and zip codes when the customer punches them in at… Read More »

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Boy Scouts Tragically Killed In Boating Accident: Was Negligence Involved?

By Jeff Brown |

Tragically, on August 5th, two Boy Scouts—ages 16 and 18—were killed and another (age 11) critically injured when their sailboat hit an overhead power line and reportedly electrocuted the boys. Officers are still looking into the accident, but say that the preliminary investigation revealed that the sailboat came into contact with the power line…. Read More »

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Florida Consumer Fraud Update

By Jeff Brown |

From new litigation against large companies, to actions taken by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Florida citizens should be aware of the latest updates in consumer fraud litigation (as discussed below): CenturyLink Telecommunications company CenturyLink faces a growing legal battle as consumer fraud litigation has now been filed against them in Arizona, California, Colorado,… Read More »

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When People Are Injured or Killed at State Fairs, Who’s Responsible?

By Jeff Brown |

It’s the type of accident that haunts every parent’s worst nightmares: a ride that malfunctions at a state fair and injures and kills people in the process. On July 26th, 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell was killed and seven others severely injured when the “Fire Ball” attraction at the Ohio State Fair malfunctioned, falling apart in… Read More »

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