Posts Tagged: Consumer Protection

Home Depot Settles Data Breach Case for $25M

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As reported by Law360, the home improvement retailer, Home Depot, agreed to pay $25 million to settle a class action involving a data breach that jeopardized the personal and financial information of 56 million credit and debit card holders. Zimmerman Reed represents financial institutions that will now qualify to recover financial losses in addressing and… Read more »

Fans Litigation for Record-Breaking Boxing Match

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According to a report by Law360, pay-per-view customers accuse Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, and their affiliates on the grounds that they hid Pacquiao’s shoulder injury to boost ratings and sales of the highly anticipated 2015 fight between the two powerhouse boxers. The fans defended their allegations that the boxers forged a bogus fight, foreseeing a… Read more »

California Appellate Court Rules in Favor of Los Angeles Resident

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A California appellate court ruled that Los Angeles cannot outsource its initial review of traffic violations to a private contractor, LA Weekly reports. “Drivers across California should demand that their elected officials follow the law and end their illegal parking contracts with for-profit companies,” Caleb Marker, attorney at Zimmerman Reed, said. The court also remarked that… Read more »

Minnesota Dept. of Commerce Escheats Unclaimed Properties

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Allegations have come forward regarding the Minnesota Department of Commerce seizing dormant accounts with large sums of money and making it harder for the rightful owners to claim it back—as reported by MinnPost. The unclaimed property program was initially put in place in 1969 to protect inactive financial accounts and properties from financial institutions. State… Read more »