Can Legalizing Cocaine Make Mexico a Safer Place?
August 28, 2019

A court in Mexico City held that two unnamed individuals are allowed to carry and use cocaine legally as long as they do not sell or distribute it. This landmark decision may still be reviewed by a higher court, but this is the first time a court or any governmental…Read More

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Misleading Marketing and Pill Pushing Created an Addiction Epidemic That is Finally Facing Justice
August 26, 2019

On Monday afternoon, Oklahoma State Judge Thad Balkman ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to remedy the opioid epidemic created by the company. The State of Oklahoma filed this lawsuit against J&J among other pharmaceutical companies alleging J&J created a nuisance by aggressively marketing its highly addictive painkiller…Read More

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Equifax Data Breach Settlement
August 3, 2019

Equifax Data Breach Settlement Changes the Landscape of Possible Consumer Remedies In 2017 the credit bureau Equifax suffered a massive data breach that exposed the personal information of over 147 million customers. Finally on July 22, 2019 a federal court approved a settlement ordering Equifax to pay over $650 million…Read More

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Capital One Data Breach
August 1, 2019

Capital One Data Breach Adds to the Long List of Recent Attacks on Consumer’s Identity Information Capital One acknowledged that on July 19, 2019 a hacker compromised personal information of more than 100 million people – making this the largest theft of data from a bank. The hacker, Paige Thompson,…Read More

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