Data Breach

As the public increases its use of mobile banking apps, partially due to increased time at home, the FBI anticipates cyber actors will exploit these platforms. Americans are increasingly using their mobile devices to conduct banking activities such as cashing checks and transferring funds. US financial technology providers estimate more than 75 percent of Americans used mobile banking in some form in 2019. Studies of US financial data indicate a 50 percent surge in mobile banking since the beginning of 2020. Additionally, studies indicate 36 percent of Americans plan to use mobile tools to conduct banking activities, and 20 percent plan to visit branch locationsRead More →

Every two hours, a pedestrian is killed in a traffic crash. This is a sad but true national statistic. The good news is that traffic accidents and fatalities have declined. But pedestrian accidents have actually increased. This could be in part due to the fact that more people are walking, whether it be to get exercise or to save gas money. And another contributing factor could be the sheer fact that our cities and towns are getting more and more populated. In 2011, pedestrians made up 14% of our national traffic fatalities. This information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The statisticRead More →

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Honda Acura, saying the 2016-2019 Acura MDX and 2019-2020 Acura RDX vehicles possess a transmission defect.  The defect allegedly causes cars to stall, downshift, decelerate, or shutdown while driving, which poses a safety risk to drivers and others.  The Acura transmission defect class action lawsuit asserts that the defect is caused by a miscommunication between the software and computers controlling the vehicles’ transmission, engine and throttle. According to the class action complaint, the problem often occurs when the vehicle is driven at highway speeds, when the driver changes lanes or when accelerating to pass another vehicle. TheRead More →

When you send your child to daycare, you expect him or her to be taken care of and looked after. That is usually precisely what occurs. Unfortunately, though, proper care isn’t always given. There have been several cases of child abuse at daycares in Florida and around the country. As a parent, it is a reasonable assumption that when you leave your child in the hands of daycare, the organization’s staff will work to ensure no harm comes to them. If anything other than their complete safety occurs, you may want to take legal action. In many cases, if your child is injured while atRead More →