Consumer Protection

Say Goodbye to Fake Voice Robocalls! FCC Bans Deceptive Tactics

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has made a big move to stop those annoying robocalls with fake voices made by computers. Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law established in 1991 to curb unwanted calls, the FCC has outlawed the use of AI voice-cloning tools in robocalls. This decision means that using fake...

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Ohio’s Alarming Trend in Fatal Crashes on Entrance and Exit Ramps

In a recent study conducted by a legal funding company, which analyzed crash data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ohio emerges as one of the most dangerous states for fatal crashes on entrance and exit ramps. Over the five-year study period, Ohio witnessed a staggering 158 deadly crashes associated with on and...

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Essential Safety Tips for National Bath Safety Month

January is National Bath Safety Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of creating a safe environment in one of our homes' most commonly used spaces – the bathroom. Accidents in the bathroom, especially slip and fall incidents, can result in serious injuries. To help you and your loved ones stay...

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Who’s at Fault for Sledding Injuries?

Sledding is a fun winter activity that kids and adults can both enjoy, but just like with anything fun, there are some risks involved. In fact, more than 20,000 children under 19 receive treatment for sledding injuries annually, as reported by the Center on Injury Research at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. If something...

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A Guide to Product Liability During the Holidays

While the holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and gift-giving, we must be aware of potential hazards that may lurk beneath the festive surface. In fact, did you know that product safety often gets overlooked amidst the holiday cheer? In this blog, we'll explore the importance of product liability awareness during the...

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5 Things You Should Never Say or Keep from Your Personal Injury Lawyer

In the aftermath of a personal injury, navigating the legal landscape can be overwhelming. Hiring a skilled personal injury lawyer is crucial in seeking justice and compensation. However, effective communication with your attorney is equally important. Certain statements or omissions can have significant repercussions on your case. In this blog, we'll explore five things...

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A Guide to Avoiding Online Scams While Cyber Monday Shopping

While Cyber Monday has great deals and massive discounts, consumers must be cautious of the potential dangers while shopping online. This increasingly popular online shopping event offers convenience and the ability to shop from the comfort of one's home. Yet, it also attracts cyber criminals intent on carrying out scams and fraudulent activities. These...

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Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok Face Legal Battles Regarding Dangerous Teen Social Media Addiction

In a recent legal development, the state of Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit against Meta, alleging that CEO Mark Zuckerberg dismissed worries about Instagram features negatively impacting users' mental health. The lawsuit, unveiled in Suffolk Superior Court, claims that concerns about plastic surgery filters on Instagram and Facebook were raised as early as 2019,...

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Airbnb Nightmare: What to Do After an Unexpected Injury at an Airbnb

by John P. O'Neil You and your family want to spend time away from home, whether it's a weekend getaway, a family reunion, or a college weekend visit. You book a house on Airbnb, but when you arrive, it's not at all what you expected. Instead, the quaint, historical old farmhouse you thought you...

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Whistleblower Doctors Shed Light on Patient Safety and Medicare Fraud with Concurrent Surgeries and Double-Billing

By James M. Kelley III Doctors at some large teaching hospitals in the United States are speaking out against a concerning practice that jeopardizes patient safety and potentially defrauds Medicare. Surgeons, they claim, are scheduling multiple operations simultaneously, leaving critical portions unattended, and then billing for services they still need to provide fully. In...

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