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  • New York Attorney General investigating fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel for potentially unlawful activity.  DraftKings and FanDuel are both valued at over $1 billion.  They made these profits by claiming to offer a fair environment for people to play fantasy sports.

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  • Excellus BlueCross Data Breach

    Identity theft is a multi-billion dollar problem. Many companies have responded to this threat by upgrading their security procedures. However, some companies continue to put their customers and patients at risk.  Excellus BlueCross may have allowed a data breach that exposes the personal medical records of 10 million patients to identity thieves.

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  • “Natural” or “All Natural” Product Labels May Be Misleading

    When you see the word “Natural” or “All Natural” on any product a red flag should be raised in your mind.  The ingredients of any product using “Natural” or “All Natural” should be closely examined.  Why?  Because, often times “Natural” or “All Natural” labels are misleading. 

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  • FBFG investigating class action lawsuit against Espar, Inc.

    FBFG is investigating a potential class action lawsuit against Espar, Inc., and its co-conspirators, sellers of parking heaters for commercial vehicles.  On March 12, 2015, Espar pled guilty to a one-count felony charge that it fixed prices for parking heaters along with unnamed co-conspirators.

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  • WARNING: Defective Airbags in Millions of Cars

    Back in September, Honda recalled 14 million of their cars made by the Japanese part supplier company Takata, because the airbags had the potential to explode and injure or even kill vehicle occupants. Due to this defect, these cars have also diminished in property value.

    The defective airbags didn’t just go into Honda vehicles. They went into a variety of Japanese, American and German-made cars over the years.

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  • Many Pizza Delivery Drivers Are Not Fairly Compensated

    Our attorneys are proud to have successfully represented thousands of pizza delivery drivers who were not properly reimbursed for their driving expenses.  Under federal and state law, delivery drivers must be properly compensated for gas and wear and tear on their vehicles. This compensation must be high enough above the minimum wage to fully offset expenses.

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  • Minute Maid Enhanced Pomegranate Blueberry Juice May Not Make Any Difference In Brain & Body Function

    Every parent wants what is best for their children, and nothing is more important than a healthy brain.  Unfortunately, some companies play on parents’ concern for their children by offering products claiming to offer various health benefits when there is little or no proof that they work.

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  • Es Usted Un Camarero De Hotel Por Habitación? Si Es Su Empleado Podría Deberle Salarios Atrasados

    Es una práctica común en hoteles de pagarles a los camareros de hotel una tarifa plana por cada habitación que limpien.  Eso es perfectamente legal, siempre y cuando los camareros de hotel se les pague el salario mínimo para todas las horas que trabajan.  Desafortunadamente, para la mayoría de los camareros de hotel, especialmente en las grandes cadenas de hoteles, el precio de la habitación no resulta como un salario mínimo.

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  • Are You A Hotel Maid Paid Per Room? If So Your Employer May Owe You Back Wages

    It is a common practice in hotels to pay maids a flat rate for each room they clean.  This is perfectly legal, so long as the maids are paid the minimum wage for all of the hours they work.  Unfortunately, for many maids, especially in large hotel chains, the per room rate does not result in a minimum wage.

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  • Gate Gourmet May Be Shortchanging Its Workers

    Flying can be a hassle, but at least there are usually tasty and nutritious snacks and meals available (not too mention a soothing cocktail or beer).   What most travelers do not realize is how much time and effort goes into preparing those meals and stocking the airplane refrigerators.  In fact, it is the hardworking employees at Gate Gourmet that keep flyers well supplied with food and drink.

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