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District of Columbia Consumer Protection Procedures Act Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
District of Columbia Consumer Protection Procedures Act September 28, 2016

Misleading or false advertisements, bait and switch sales practices, bogus disclosure forms, breach of privacy rules, unconscionable pricing, and charging for services never requested or provided, are just a few of the unfair and deceptive practices unscrupulous businesses and corporations use to defraud consumers every day. These deceptive business practices also distort the marketplace by allowing dishonest businesses… Read more »

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Noodles & Co. Suffers Data Breach Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Noodles & Co. Suffers Data Breach May 26, 2016

Data breaches aren’t just for the healthcare industry or the financial services industry. There has been a new rash of data breaches at retail businesses such as home improvement stores and casual restaurants.  Krebs on Security has information on one of the most recent data breaches announced at the fast-casual restaurant Noodles & Co. Asked to… Read more »

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Children’s Hospital Reports Second Data Breach Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Children’s Hospital Reports Second Data Breach May 20, 2016

Children’s National Hospital has – again – been the subject of a data breach of personal health information as reported by the Washington Business Journal. In a notice sent to patient families, the D.C. health system said the issue arose with Centreville-based Ascend Healthcare Systems. Ascend provided medical transcription services to Children’s National from May… Read more »

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Madison, Wisconsin Handled its Water Problem Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Madison, Wisconsin Handled its Water Problem May 11, 2016

The problems of lead exposure in the pipes of Flint, Michigan has now been well-exposed.  But, today the Washington Post reports on a different response–the correct response.   Madison residents and businesses dug out and replaced their lead pipes — 8,000 of them. All because lead in their water had been measured at 16 parts… Read more »

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Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA in Historic 5-4 Decision Washington DC Legal Article Featured Image by Antonoplos & Associates
Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA in Historic 5-4 Decision June 26, 2013

In a historic decision, the Supreme Court had struck down DOMA 5-4.

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By Top Washington DC Law Firm: Antonoplos & Associates