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The Biggest Consumer Injury Related Corporate Scandals of 2017

The American Association of Justice (AAJ) has compiled a list of the 9 largest corporate scandals and coverups of the past year. Their report, titled “Worst Corporate Conduct of 2017,” outlines bad behavior on the part of United Airlines, Monsanto, … Continue reading

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It’s Only “Natural:” Avoiding the Risk of Consumer Lawsuits Over Food Labels

Americans are increasingly sensitive to the ingredients that go into the food that we eat. Recently, Congress passed a law requiring manufacturers to label or place QR codes on products containing or made from genetically modified organisms (“GMOs”). Now, consumer … Continue reading

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OCC: Wells Fargo a “Repeat Offender” Against Consumer Rights

A recent letter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency slams Wells Fargo & Co., and warns it may be taking federal enforcement action against the financial institution for a host of wrongs in its mortgage and auto … Continue reading

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supervision Manual 1.0

We represent a number of financial service providers, so it is important to understand the laws that govern them. However, it is also important to understand how their regulators view the law as well. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just … Continue reading

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No cause of action against purchaser under state consumer protection law

Benz Farm, LLP v. Cavendish Farms, Inc., — N.W.2d —-, 2011 WL 4089954 (N.D.) Benz sued Cavendish for breach of contract and violation of the North Dakota Unlawful Sales or Advertising Practices Act. Benz sells potatoes and Cavendish processes potatoes. … Continue reading

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