Tag Archives: Risky

The Internet of Things, Product Safety, and Product Liability: A Risky Combination

On May 16, 2018, the Consumer Product Safety Commission held a public hearing to receive testimony on the Internet of Things (IoT) and issues related to product safety (IoT Hearing). Thirteen diverse stakeholders presented at the IoT Hearing. Of the … Continue reading

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Allegis Investment Advisors, LLC: Invested Clients Retirement Money into Highly Risky Put Credit Spread “Strategy” Causing Catastrophic Damages

On December 13, 2017, an Arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association rendered an award totaling approximately $1,000,000 against Allegis Investment Advisors, LLC (“Allegis”).  The Arbitrator found that Allegis breached its fiduciary duty by investing clients’ funds into entirely unsuitable, and … Continue reading

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Are Doctors Ordering Risky C-Sections Too Frequently?

Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and senior attorney      The CBS Evening News (8/30, story 9, 0:40, Smith) reported that a recently released study reveals that "one in three first-time mothers" in America "has a c-section these … Continue reading

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FINRA Disciplinary Action Against David Lerner Associates Prompts Other Firms to Offer Less Risky and Misleading REITs

Financial services firms have taken notice of FINRA's action related to Apple REITs, which charged that there have been misleading and "outsized distributions of 7% to 8% by leveraging the REITs through borrowing and returning capital to investors." According to … Continue reading

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Pregnancy, Prozac, and the Patent: What You Need to Know About This Risky Drug

Since the 1980s, many have turned to medications such as Prozac to combat their depression. However, those who are pregnant or attempting to get pregnant need to think again before taking these drugs. In fact, Prozac, when taken during pregnancy, … Continue reading

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