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Every year, World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.)  publishes its list of the most dangerous toys. This year’s report notes that 51% of holiday budgets will be spent online and urges consumers to be vigilent when buying toys. We’ve listed them below. Feel free to share.  W.A.T.C.H.’S 2017 Nominees for “10 WORST TOYS”   HALLMARKITTY BITTYSBABY STACKING TOY […]

The Chairman of Public Justice, Arthur Bryant, warns that, with hunting season starting, owners of defective Remington rifles needs to stop using them or get them fixed; class action stalled on appeal.  See the articles below (and earlier updates) for specifics on models and retro­fitting the rifles. Few Remington rifles have been fixed three years […]

It is getting to be that time of year whether because of the Holidays’ sentiment of giving or for end of the year tax deductible donations, but you need to be careful about your donations. Charity scammers use deception to steal money from unwary people who think they are donating to a real cause or […]

Aging is a natural transition in life. It is a process that does not happen overnight, yet many of us find ourselves in a crunch when it comes time to get help for an aged loved one. As one who is caring for a senior parent, it seems that much of the hesitation to begin the elder care conver­sation is […]

If you were/are unable to work or were/are prevented from working because of Hurricane Irma, you may be able to recover your lost wages. You may be able to recover wages under the Disaster Unemployment Assis­tance (“DUA”) — a program that provides “financial assis­tance to individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or inter­rupted as […]

In the aftermath of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, consumers now must file insurance claims for damage.  Homeowners’ policies do not cover flood, earth­quake, tree removal (except when the tree damages the house) or food spoilage from power failures. The issue is how to get all you are entitled to from your homeowners’ insurance […]

Congrat­u­la­tions to Southern Legal Counsel, Inc. (SLC) on its 40th anniversary this year. SLC is a Gainesville-based non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to the ideal of equal justice for all and the attainment of basic civil and human rights. In October, SLC will celebrate 40 Years with Morris Dees, pioneering civil rights lawyer and […]

Consumers must protect themselves from unknow­ingly buying a salvage vehicle. With the flooding caused by Hurri­canes Harvey and Irma, flood-damaged cars will appear in the used car market. Histor­i­cally, approx­i­mately 50% of all flood-damaged vehicles make their way back into the market. Modern cars that are flooded are hard to restore because they contain signif­icant […]

Medtronic has again volun­tarily recalled specific lots of its infusion sets, available to patients since April 2017, used with Medtronic insulin pumps.  A component, the vent membrane, in the infusion set is defective. The defective vent membrane  is suscep­tible to being blocked by insulin during the priming or filling the tubing process. This can lead […]

By Audrey Gibson Keeping children safe in vehicles requires delib­erate steps every day. The “little people” in particular climb aboard trusting that their transport will get them safely home from the hospital nursery, to grandma’s, auntie’s, a fun outing, and every place in between. Studies have shown for years that car seats save the lives […]