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  • Do You Drive For Lyft Or Uber?

    Have you worked for Lyft or Uber in New York or New Jersey, or for a company that fails to reimburse workers for job-related expenses and pays below the minimum wage? If you have, you may be entitled to compensation.

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  • Your Food’s “Expiration” Date May Be Lying To You

    Have you thrown out and replaced unopened or unused food solely because the date label (the “sell by,” “best by,” “use by,” “expires on,” “display until,” etc.) listed on the product had passed?  Did you know that these dates, in many cases, reflect nothing about the safety or shelf life of a product?

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  • Consumers Report That Customer Data Was Exposed on Kylie Cosmetics Website

    Friday, April 15, 2016

    Have you or someone you know recently purchased cosmetic products from Kylie Cosmetics? If so, your personal account information may have been exposed. On Monday, April 11, 2016, several Kylie Cosmetic customers logged onto Kyliecosmetics.com hoping to purchase the company’s highly sought after products.

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  • Do you get your water from the Merrimack Village District Water System in Vermont?

    In March 2016, testing done on the drinking water from Saint Gobain Performance Plastic’s Merrimack facility revealed the presence of a toxic chemical known as perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA. 

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  • Employees Of HCR ManorCare Nursing Homes May Be Owed Compensation For Time Spent “Off-The-Clock” Laundering And Ironing Their Uniforms

    Are you an employee at a nursing home facility operated by HCR ManorCare? In order to comply with HCR ManorCare’s dress code policy, are you required to launder and iron your work uniform at home, “off-the-clock” and without pay? Did you know it’s against the law for an employer to deprive employees of wages owed for work performed for the benefit of the employer?

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  • Have You Been Hit With Extended Overdraft Fees?

    Times are tough, and sadly millions of hard-working Americans find that their bank accounts sometimes wind up overdrawn, even if it’s only for a couple of days until the next paycheck comes in. Many banks are ready and willing to pile on charges and fees whenever that happens.

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  • FBFG Investigating Potential Class Action Relating To Seagate Data Breach

    Every employee is forced to trust their most basic personal identification information to their employer, including names, addresses, and perhaps most importantly social security numbers. Accordingly, employers owe a duty to their employees to securely maintain that information in confidence, and they must maintain sufficient safeguards to prevent criminals from accessing that information.

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    Friendly's Restaurant Servers May Be Owed Compensation

    On behalf of lead plaintiff Tisha Reed and other Friendly’s servers, Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber recently filed a lawsuit against Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC alleging two minimum wage violations. First, Friendly’s allegedly allows its servers to work “off-the-clock” during unpaid meal breaks and after their scheduled shifts.

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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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