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Cyber Security: Tips to help prevent Identity Theft

In today’s technologically-advanced world, a new breed of criminal has arisen. Hackers can steal a wealth of information using just a computer. One of the most common forms of cybercrime is Identity theft. Identity theft is a crime where a thief steals your personal information, such as your full name or social security number, to commit fraud. The identity thief can use your information to fraudulently apply for credit, file taxes, or get medical services. These acts can damage your credit status, and cost you time and money to restore your good name. You may not know that you are...

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Wal-Mart & HP

Suing Wal-Mart Frank  Azar first filed suit against Wal-Mart in 1995, alleging that the company had systematically denied overtime to pharmacists in violation of federal labor laws. Over the next 15 years, Azar and counsel across the country brought actions in 26 states against Wal-Mart for systematic violations of wage and hour law.  The Firm’s lawyers were on two separate trial teams that litigated class actions to successful verdicts in Minnesota and Pennsylvania.  After considerable negotiations in 2008, Wal-Mart Stores, the nation’s largest retailer agreed to pay nearly$700 million to settle class actions across the country.  The cases involved hundreds of...

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Depuy Hip Recall

On January 9, 2012, Franklin D. Azar was appointed to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee for the Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation. This Steering Committee is a group of attorneys selected to oversee the multi district litigation serve as a guiding force on the plaintiffs side. Mr. Azar will help coordinate the litigation and facilitate the recovery and settlement process. In this position, Mr. Azar will work hard to bring this litigation to a successful conclusion for the plaintiffs. Read more about this litigation here....

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Frequently Asked Questions: Colorado Class Action Lawsuits

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?A class action lawsuit is one in which a group of people with the same or similar injuries sues a defendant as a group. Each group member is then eligible to receive a portion of the total compensation (if any) from the outcome of the case. This has several advantages to group members. A class action allows for legal action that might otherwise be impractical for individuals to undertake themselves. Class action participants often suffer injuries that may not be severe or expensive enough to justify...

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