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GM Issues Another Recall for 5 Different Defects in 2,7 Million Vehicles

GM Issues Another Recall for 5 Different Defects in 2,7 Million Vehicles May 15, 2014. By Lucy Campbell.
Detroit, MI Another massive GM Recall has been announced by General Motors Co, this time involving almost 3 million vehicles globally. The recall has been issued to fix five separate safety problems that have allegedly caused injuries and resulted of hundreds of complaints being filed. These recalls are the latest of 24 separate recalls GM has issued so far this year, totally some 12,8 million vehicles worldwide,11,2 million in the US. Additionally, 140,067 new Chevrolet Malibus are included in the recall for brake issues, USA Today reports.
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Credit and Debit Card Companies Aiding the Fight against Predatory Internet Pay Loans

Credit and Debit Card Companies Aiding the Fight against Predatory Internet Pay Loans May 14, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY In its fight against illegal Internet payday loans, the state of New York scored a major victory when two of the biggest players in plastic agreed to halt the processing of Internet payday loan transactions that violate state laws.
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California Denied Insurance: Appeals Frequently Successful

California Denied Insurance: Appeals Frequently Successful May 13, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Pasadena, CA When patients have their California insurance claim denied, they can often feel frustrated and believe there is no point in appealing the decision. When they do appeal their denied disability insurance and their appeal is denied, they may want to give up entirely, rather than undergoing another fight. But according to some reports, policyholders who have their insurance claim denied stand a good chance when they appeal to a third party.
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Endo Reaches $830m Transvaginal Mesh Injury Settlement

Endo Reaches $830m Transvaginal Mesh Injury Settlement May 1, 2014. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC A potential $830 million settlement has been reached between thousands of women who have filed transvaginal mesh (TVM) injury lawsuits and TVM manufacturer Endo International PLC.
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Teacher with Debilitating Injuries Twice Denied Disability Insurance

Teacher with Debilitating Injuries Twice Denied Disability Insurance April 30, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Riverside, CA A school teacher in California who stepped in to help prevent a second fight between two teenage students on school premises and was subsequently injured has launched a lawsuit against the insurance carrier who twice denied disability insurance to the woman.
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Internet Payday Lender Accused of Charging Minnesotans Predatory Interest Rates

Internet Payday Lender Accused of Charging Minnesotans Predatory Interest Rates April 25, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Ramsey County, MN An Internet payday lender that attempted to duck behind the protective shield of the Dormant Commerce Clause of the US Constitution, will have that cloak yanked away following a decision by the Court of Appeals.
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Judge Finds Insurer Guilty of Bad Faith

Judge Finds Insurer Guilty of Bad Faith April 20, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Los Angeles, CA News of bad faith insurance does not surprise a lot of people any more, but news of a company acting egregiously and hiding evidence might come as a bit of a shock. A lawsuit in Massachusetts against an insurer shows that insurance companies, even national companies, can allegedly act in bad faith when denying a disability claim or avoiding a settlement. It also shows that people who have had their California insurance claim denied may be able to file a lawsuit against the company.
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Following Suit: Student Loan Lawsuit Update

Following Suit: Student Loan Lawsuit Update April 10, 2014. By Heidi Turner.

Allegations have been made about unethical practices on the part of student loan companies. These allegations include financial fraud and violations of consumer protection laws.

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“I’d Rather Pay an Attorney Than the Hospital for ER Overcharges”

“I’d Rather Pay an Attorney Than the Hospital for ER Overcharges” April 3, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Seattle, WA Not only were Steve and his wife charged “ludicrous” emergency room overcharges, Steve says that the hospital flat-out lied about the treatment, or non-treatment, on their invoice. And not all patients are treated equal, as Nancy attests.
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Customer Says She Unknowingly Paid for Home Warranty Insurance

Customer Says She Unknowingly Paid for Home Warranty Insurance April 1, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Lynn Haven, FL A bank customer says she was unknowingly paying for home warranty insurance for almost four years, despite not having enrolled with a home warranty company.
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