Daily Archives: August 29, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Insurance Law by Aaron Kase  
How To Prepare an Insurance Claim after Hurricane Isaac

With Hurricane Isaac touching down on several southern states, Gulf Coast residents once again face the prospect of severe property damage. Heavy winds and torrential downpours conspire to wreck houses, swamp vehicles and put lives in danger. Fortunately, insurance policies should cover much of the damage, as long as homeowners know their policies and are willing to act to protect their interests. Isaac is on an eerily similar trajectory to Hurricane Katrina, which infamously brought wreckage to New Orleans and …

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Posted 5 years ago in Bankruptcy by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Money & The Law’ Newsletter

Romney Won’t Disclose Tax Returns, But You Might Have To Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has caused a stir by refusing to release his tax returns prior to 2010. While it’s tradition for candidates to disclose their personal finances to voters, there’s nothing in the law that requires it. In what situations could private consumers be forced to share their tax documents with a third party? Find Out More…   Banks Defraud Customers with Manufactured Overdraft Charges Nobody wants to pay …

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Posted 5 years ago in Products Liability by Aaron Kase  
Beware Fat-Melting Devices Posing as FDA Approved

When is a massager more than a massager? When it’s sold and used to melt fat, contrary to its FDA registration. An investigative story by public-interest journal Fairwarning lays out the story of the LipoTron 3000 device, which is being advertised and used nationwide as a fat-reduction tool, frequently and falsely touted as “FDA approved.” According to RevecoMED International, the manufacturer, the device uses radio frequency to literally melt the fat away, without disrupting other internal organs. Unfortunately, the FDA …

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