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Oct 03

The Hannon Law Firm Has Filed Class Action Claims Against Chemours and DuPont for GenX and PFOA Contamination of the Cape Fear River Water Supply in Wilmington, N.C.

by Madelyn Dunlap

On October 3, 2017, The Hannon Law Firm, LLC and our co-counsel The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, P.C. have filed suit against The Chemours Company and duPont Chemical Corporation seeking compensation for property related damages and funds for a monitoring program for early detection of disease because of… read more

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Oct 01

What is GenX?

by Madelyn Dunlap

UPDATE: The Hannon Law Firm Has Filed Class Action Claims Against Chemours and DuPont for GenX and PFOA Contamination GenX is a chemical used in the process of making high-performance polymers for manufacturing cabling, cookware non-stick coatings, laptops, cell phones, and other similar applications.  It is one in a family… read more

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Sep 29

Chipotle Data Breach Affects Customers Nationwide

by Madelyn Dunlap

On April 25, Chipotle first announced knowledge of the data breach where hackers stole customer payment data from most of its 2,250 restaurants between March 24 and April 18. Reuters reported that the stolen data includes account numbers and internal verification codes — data that can be potentially used to drain debt card… read more

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Sep 28

Whole Foods is Investigating a Credit Card Security Breach

by Madelyn Dunlap

Originally posted on Business Insider by Kate Taylor on September 29, 2017 Whole Foods is facing a credit-card security breach. The grocery chain, which Amazonacquired for $13.7 billion in late August, announced Thursday it “recently received information regarding unauthorized access of payment card information.” People who only shopped for groceries at Whole Foods… read more

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Sep 27

Sonic Drive-In Hit by Security Breach

by Madelyn Dunlap

Originally posted on USA Today by David P. Willis on September 27, 2017. Hackers may have made off with millions of credit card and debit card accounts used at Sonic Drive-In locations, according to a security blog. In a posting Tuesday, Krebs on Security said Sonic Drive-In, a fast-food chain with 3,600… read more

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Sep 12

Equifax’s Maddening Unaccountability

by Madelyn Dunlap

Courtesy of The New York Times, Zeynep Tufekci Contributing Op-Ed Writer, September 11, 2017 Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data. The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax revealed that as many as 143 million Americans’ Social Security numbers, dates of birth, names and… read more

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Sep 06

CNN: Drug Company Faked Cancer Patients to Sell Drug

by Madelyn Dunlap

Originally posted on CNN Politics by Aaron M. Kessler on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. When Insys Therapeutics got approval to sell an ultra-powerful opioid for cancer patients with acute pain in 2012, it soon discovered a problem: finding enough cancer patients to use the drug. To boost sales, the company allegedly took patients… read more