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People Killed and Injured At Disney World

By Jeff Brown |

When many people think of Florida, they think of sunshine and beautiful beaches, and the many tourist attractions, such as Disney World. Yet, one of Florida’s most notorious and plentiful residents—the alligator—is something that both visitors and property owners alike simply cannot ignore. Unfortunately, the presence of more than one million alligators in our… Read More »


Protecting Senior Citizens from Consumer Fraud

By Jeff Brown |

Unfortunately, when it comes to consumer fraud, Florida’s senior citizens are frequently the target. It is often assumed that our senior community has accumulated assets such as retirement accounts, a home, Social Security, savings, etc. In addition, many also assume that the elderly are also less able to keep track of their assets as… Read More »


Incriminating Evidence Emerges In Deadly Florida Nursing Home Catastrophe

By Jeff Brown |

In September, we reported on the Hollywood Hills nursing home facility, where several residents were found dead after Florida’s massive hurricane disaster. That catastrophe left many concerned about negligence, where questions remained concerning why the air conditioning was not maintained at the facility, as well as why the residents were not moved to the… Read More »


In Wake of Florida Nursing Home Deaths Ruled Homicides, Important Changes Coming

By Jeff Brown |

In the fall, we reported on the September tragedy at the Hollywood Hills nursing home, whereby a number of residents were found dead after the havoc that Hurricane Irma wreaked. In late December, twelve out of fourteen of those deaths were declared homicides, and steps were taken to prevent similar tragedies in the future…. Read More »


New Report Highlights That Consumers Are At Risk from Contaminated Products

By Jeff Brown |

A new report highlighted by The New York Times reported that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken too long to get food products off store shelves after associated hazards were reported. Specifically, despite having the necessary authority, the agency did not move quickly enough to protect consumers. The inspector general at the… Read More »


USA Today Uncovers Deadly Medical Malpractice Strain Linked To VA

By Jeff Brown |

In early December, a powerful USA Today investigation uncovering a disturbing history of numerous medical malpractice claims and settlements involving patients left maimed, paralyzed or dead all over the country—and doctors then hired by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)—broke, leading to a bipartisan group of senators recently requesting a nationwide probe. Many of… Read More »


Student Debt “Slavery”: A Serious Consumer Protection Issue

By Jeff Brown |

Huffington Post recently did a two-part series on the second highest consumer debt category (next to mortgage debt): student debt; graduates leaving their education with massive debts on their backs. Unfortunately, student debt isn’t just a consumer debt issue, but a consumer fraud issue as well. For example, in 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection… Read More »


Rent-A-Center Consumer Fraud & Harassment Issues Nationwide

By Jeff Brown |

Regulations are in place precisely so that consumers are protected from harassment from various industries. However, when it comes to the rent-to-own industry, things can get tricky: companies will sometimes try to operate outside of consumer protection laws. One such issue was recently highlighted in an article by NerdWallet, highlighting the many headaches brought… Read More »


Investigation Reveals Widespread Abuse in Florida Juvenile Detention Facilities

By Jeff Brown |

A Miami Herald investigation into Florida’s juvenile detention facilities revealed harrowing details involving guards provoking incarcerated adolescents into fighting and injuring each other. It also revealed guards bribing and beating the teens, prompting two Florida lawmakers to make surprise visits and inspect the facility conditions. Investigators looked at 10 years’ worth of data from… Read More »


143 Million American Consumers Exposed In Equifax Hack

By Jeff Brown |

On September 7th, Equifax announced that it had been hacked, and in the process, the data of 143 million Americans was exposed. The breach is, as one senator described it, “profoundly troubling,” and highlights numerous issues linked to consumer fraud and protection from consumer fraud. It also calls into question the process by which… Read More »

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