False Advertising

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California Nurses Launch 'Yes on 45' Radio Ads: 'Real Nurses' Support Limit on Insurance Pricing Abuses

/PRNewswire/ -- Taking issue with the $57 million deceptive advertising campaign by the state's biggest insurance giants, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United has begun a broad radio campaign to…Click to Continue » ... [Published Rock Hill Herald - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Kleenex Maker Sued for Claiming Gowns Protected Against Ebola

(Newser)–A $500 million lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases. The suit says that the company knew for at least ... [Published Newser - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Lawsuit seeks $500 million over Ebola gowns

The lawsuit claims that Kimberly-Clark Corp. falsely advertised its surgical gowns as protecting against infectious diseases, including Ebola.Hrayr Shahinian, a Los Angeles surgeon, along with 500,000 others, filed the suit with California law firm Eagan ... [Published The Week Magazine - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Bouncer arrested, bar closed after tourist battered

Pattaya-area officials again showed they will no longer tolerate abuse of tourists at the hands of Walking Street bar bouncers when they arrested one alleged thug and shut down his employer for 60 days.Police on Oct. 22 arrested 29-year-old Daenthai Paksachart, ... [Published Pattaya Mail - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 4 reports

Gerber Sued by FTC for Deceptive Claims About Baby Formula

DailyFinance.com : Alamy Gerber, one of the biggest names in the baby food business, is being sued for deceptive advertising for claiming that one of its baby formula brands would prevent or reduce the risk of allergies when it had no scientific evidence ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Oct 30 2014]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Carmakers on the Spot After GM Cruze Scandal

Carmakers are on alert after GM Korea confessed earlier this week to exaggerating the fuel efficiency of the compact Cruze.The admission came ahead of a government inspection, together with a pledge to compensate owners to the tune of W33 billion (US$1=W1,057) ... [Published Digital Chosun - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Who is accountable for college fiasco?

THE Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) refers to media reports regarding the Allianze University College of Medical Sciences (AUCMS) issue. CAP has been dealing with this matter ever since it received complaints from staff and students of AUCMS ... [Published New Straits Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

False advertising: Mailer tries to tie Obama to county charter questions

Well, here’s an interesting flyer that came in the mail yesterday (I got it at my house) from the Orange County Republican Party. It attempts to connect County Charter Amendments C and D – which relate to whether the county should tell voters what party ... [Published Orlando Weekly - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Cary Been Consumer Protection Attorney Highlights Deceptive Advertising Battle

It’s something your grandmother always told you: read the fine print. Unfortunately, the advice wasn’t just wise, but necessary. Offers that seem too good to be true often are, with consumers ultimately buying products they probably would not have, had ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rising Number of Class Actions Targeting Outlet Stores Based on Claims of False and Deceptive Advertising

Outlet shops are the new favorite target for class actions. In the last 90 days, seven major retailers have seen lawsuits in California claim false and deceptive advertising.The post appeared first on Today's General Counsel . ... [Published Today's General Counsel - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Disturbed by False Advertising? Get Over It!

Fraudulent Promulgation Is a Widespread Disease : Inaccurate advertising has become a worldwide phenomenon. Attention grabbing lawsuits involving duplicitous activities by big and global conglomerates are on the news almost monthly, not to mention the ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lobbyists, bearing gifts, pursue the states’ attorneys general

When the executives who distribute 5-Hour Energy, the popular caffeinated drinks, learned that attorneys general in more than 30 states were investigating allegations of deceptive advertising — a serious financial threat to the company — it moved quickly ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Oct 29 2014]

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...widely in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego, Sacramento, and Central Valley markets, features CNA co-president Deborah Burger noting that "real nurses help patients providing hands on care for you. That's why real nurses say yes, yes, yes on Prop. 45."
...The suit was filed by Hrayr Shahinian, an LA surgeon who said he had used the gowns and thus was potentially exposed to harm. "We are aware of individuals [who] have contracted various diseases while wearing the gown, but we are not at liberty to disclose what those are at the present time" says the case's lead attorney...
...immediately recall these gowns and come clean with the FDA, CDC, healthcare professionals, and the general public," Avenatti said in a statement. "The risks associated with continued concealment of the truth are far too great." - - Meghan DeMaria
As Cassius noted to Brutus: "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves…" It is time to take a long look at not only the people in Congress but who put them there, and why. Namely, us

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Kleenex Maker Sued for Claiming Gowns Protected... [Published Newser - 2 hours ago]
Lawsuit seeks $500 million over Ebola gowns [Published The Week Magazine - 7 hours ago]
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Bouncer arrested, bar closed after tourist batt... [Published Pattaya Mail - 11 hours ago]
Kimberly-Clark Faces $500 Million Lawsuit for E... [Published Time - 14 hours ago]
Kimberly-Clark Faces $500 Million Lawsuit for E... [Published TIME.com - 14 hours ago]
Kimberly-Clark Faces $500 Million Lawsuit for E... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 14 hours ago]
Carmakers on the Spot After GM Cruze Scandal [Published Digital Chosun - 17 hours ago]
Gary Gershman: Stuck in the Muck of Another Mid... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - 18 hours ago]
Who is accountable for college fiasco? [Published New Straits Times - 20 hours ago]
False advertising: Mailer tries to tie Obama to... [Published Orlando Weekly - 20 hours ago]
• People are talking about ... Dr. Oz, [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - 22 hours ago]
Gerber Sued by FTC for Deceptive Claims About B... [Published Daily Finance - Oct 30 2014]
Gerber Sued by FTC for Deceptive Claims About B... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Oct 30 2014]
Gatorade's 'War on Water' Dampened by the New Y... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 30 2014]
Lawsuit over baby forumla allergy claims [Published Asbury Park Press - Oct 30 2014]
Sexual Assault Center issues energy drink warning [Published WISH-TV - Oct 30 2014]
FTC Sues Gerber For False Advertising Over Clai... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 30 2014]
FTC Sues Gerber For False Advertising Over Clai... [Published The Consumerist - Oct 30 2014]
Cary Been Consumer Protection Attorney Highligh... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 30 2014]
DripDrop, DripDrop: New Oral Rehydration Soluti... [Published Healthcare Matters - Oct 30 2014]
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Lobbyists target attorneys general; Dickstein t... [Published ABA Journal - Oct 30 2014]
Magyar Telekom fined on charge of misleading ad [Published Telecompaper - Oct 30 2014]
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California Nurses Launch 'Yes on 45' Radio Ads:... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 1 hour ago]
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking issue with the $57 million deceptive advertising campaign by the state's biggest insurance giants, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United has begun a broad radio campaign to inform ...
Kimberly-Clark Faces $500 Million Lawsuit for E... [Published TIME.com - 14 hours ago]
Kleenex tissue maker Kimberly-Clark Corp is being sued for more than $500 million for allegedly falsely claiming their surgical gowns protect against Ebola. California law firm Eagan Avenatti filed the suit Wednesday saying Kimberly-Clark continued ...
Kimberly-Clark Faces $500 Million Lawsuit for E... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 14 hours ago]
Kleenex tissue maker Kimberly-Clark Corp is being sued for more than $500 million for allegedly falsely claiming their surgical gowns protect against Ebola. California law firm Eagan Avenatti filed the suit Wednesday saying Kimberly-Clark continued ...
FTC Sues Gerber For False Advertising Over Clai... [Published The Consumerist - Oct 30 2014]
Parents typically choose baby food based on the idea that it’s nutritious and good for their child. So it makes sense that consumers might look for formulas that can prevent illness or even allergies. But those claims aren’t always truthful according ...
Whisper, Secret, and Snapchat leaks show that f... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 28 2014]
Image Credit: Shutterstock What’s worse than no privacy? Fake, malfunctioning “privacy” apps. A slew of anonymous apps and ephemeral messaging services have popped up in the last few years — some in direct response to news of data collection by the ...
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