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How Class Action Lawsuits Work

How Class Action Lawsuits Work

Class action lawsuits give a large group of individuals without significant financial resources the legal means to collectively seek justice for a wrongdoing. Pursuing this legal option takes a highly complex and lengthy route. Here’s how class actions lawsuits work.

Reporting HIPAA Violations FAQ

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HIPAA violations are serious transgressions. Reporting violations is important since it helps protect others from being affected by the same HIPAA breach. Navigating the complex world of HIPAA violations can be overwhelming; because of this, it is important to know how to report them.
Firstly, healthcare workers should be aware of the most common HIPAA violations in order to report them should they occur. HIPAA violations should be reported by the employee to either an employer or to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

HIPAA Violations and Consequences – Recent Updates

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Patient data is legally protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Hospitals, healthcare providers, and insurance companies are mandated by law to comply with HIPAA policies and safeguard sensitive patient information. Here are recent updates regarding violations.

Medical Data Breach FAQ

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Even if signs of identity theft are not readily apparent to victims of a data breach, stolen personal health information increases their risk in the future. A class action lawsuit brought about by multiple plaintiffs with the same dispute can justify the cost of litigation.
Can victims of data breaches be compensated? What are the legal options for victims of medical data breaches? See the answers to these questions and more…

GEICO California Total Loss Class Action Settlement

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Plaintiffs in the Geico class action lawsuit claimed the negligence to pay sales tax and regulatory fees violates California state law and the company’s insurance policies. Members in the class action lawsuit against Geico can receive payment for unpaid regulatory fees and unpaid sales taxes.

Are You on the National Do Not Call List?

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While adding your number to the Do Not Call List will stop calls from telemarketers, it does not stop all unwanted phone calls.  If you are interested in registering on the National Do Not Call Registry, it helps to understand how to register and what the registry does.  In this guide, we will cover the most important information about the Do Not Call List that you need to know when registering.

Epson Printers Programmed to Stop Working

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It has recently been discovered by consumers who own Epson printers that these printers appear to suddenly stop working after a certain amount of time or usage. In this article, we discuss what we know about Epson disabling their printers without cause and what you can do if your Epson printer has suddenly stopped working and displayed the warning message.

How to Protect Yourself from Junk Faxes

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Junk faxes are not only annoying, but also may be illegal in the United States under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  This means that you can take legal action against the senders of junk faxes that violate the terms of the TCPA.

HIPAA and Data Breaches

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You can file a lawsuit for medical data breach if you or your minor child are involved in a HIPAA-covered data breach and suffer actual harm, loss or damages. A law firm that specializes in privacy laws and cases of medical negligence can advise you on the best way to proceed after assessing your situation.

Total Vehicle Loss FAQ

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If your vehicle is considered totaled after an accident, you should get an insurance settlement that includes the cash value of the car as well as other replacement costs such as sales tax and vehicle registration fees. It is important to understand what goes into a total loss car insurance.