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Giant Equifax data breach: 143 million people could be affected

»Posted on Sep 7, 2017 in Cyber Security, News

Equifax says a giant cybersecurity breach compromised the personal information of as many as 143 million Americans — almost half the country. Cyber criminals have accessed sensitive information — including names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and the numbers of some driver’s licenses. Additionally, Equifax said that credit card numbers for about 209,000 U.S. customers were exposed, as was “personal identifying information” on roughly 182,000 U.S. customers involved in credit report disputes. Residents in the U.K. and Canada were also impacted. The breach occurred between mid-May and July, Equifax said. The company said it discovered the hack on July 29. “This is clearly a disappointing event for our company, and...

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Notice of Lawsuit against Stericycle, Inc. (SRCL) and Investigation of Stericycle Board – Shareholders Encouraged to Contact Us

»Posted on Aug 4, 2017 in Companies Under Investigation, Press Releases

August 4, 2017 Notice of Lawsuit against Stericycle, Inc. (SRCL) and Investigation of Stericycle Board – Shareholders Encouraged to Contact Us ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — (BUSINESS WIRE) – The Law Offices of Nicholas Koluncich III, LLC, is investigating the actions of the Board of Directors of Stericycle, Inc. (“SRCL”) or (“Stericycle”) on behalf of shareholders for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the most recent lawsuits filed for allegedly raising prices unilaterally and/or without adequate notice to its customers.  This conduct precipitated a lawsuit pending in U.S. District Court in Illinois alleging that these sales practices were improper.  Stericycle stands potentially liable for this market activity, which will...

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Testosterone Replacement Lawsuit

»Posted on May 11, 2016 in News, Press Releases

TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT LAWSUIT The Law Offices of Nicholas Koluncich III, LLC is filing lawsuits to redress adverse side effects of testosterone replacement therapy. The Journal of the American Medical Association published a study noting an increase in cardiovascular issues for people taking testosterone replacement therapy.  http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1764051.  Pending lawsuits also allege that these “Low-T” treatments may simply be unnecessary for some patients. Although only a brief summary of extensive ongoing litigation, it has been alleged that the treatment with testosterone replacement therapies has been used for decades with some patients complaining of common issues such as tiredness and fatigue.  Whereas some patients...

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Windows 10 Update – Words for the Legally Wise

»Posted on Oct 25, 2015 in Cyber Security, News

For those considering the upgrade to Windows 10, I have reviewed the terms and conditions of its use. This operating system, released in the summer of 2015, has been in the news lately. In summary, it is for the user to determine the advisability of downloading this updated operating system. It appears that the privacy controls could be used to effectively mitigate, but not eliminate, the substantial intrusions into user privacy. Digging Up the Facts: The Microsoft Windows 10 “Microsoft Privacy Statement” http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement/default.aspx (“Privacy Statement”) and related “Microsoft License Terms” http://www.microsoft.com/enus/Useterms/Retail/Windows/10/UseTerms_Retail_Windows_10_English.htm (”EULA”), although much more...

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Investigation and Shareholders’ Lawsuit Challenging the Terms of Proposed Sale of OM Group Inc. to Apollo Global Affiliate

»Posted on Jun 18, 2015 in Companies Under Investigation, News, Press Releases

The Law Offices of Nicholas Koluncich III, LLC Announces an Investigation and Shareholders’ Lawsuit Challenging the Terms of Proposed Sale of OM Group Inc. to Apollo Global Affiliate June 16, 2015 05:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Law Offices of Nicholas Koluncich III, LLC, is investigating the actions of the Board of Directors of OM Group Inc. (“OMG” or “OM Group”) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of OMG to companies associated with Apollo Global Management, LLC affiliates (“APO”). A lawsuit has already been filed in Delaware against OMG Group with respect to the proposed Merger and Carve-Out Transactions announced on Form 8-K, filed with the SEC on or...

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Investigation of McDermott International, Inc.

»Posted on Oct 7, 2013 in Companies Under Investigation, News

The Law Offices of Nicholas Koluncich III, LLC Announces Investigation of McDermott International, Inc. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Law Offices of Nicholas Koluncich III, LLC is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) (“McDermott,” “the Company” or “MDR”) relating to its recent disclosure of materially adverse financial results for the last fiscal quarter. If you own or owned McDermott shares or have any questions concerning your rights or interests with respect to MDR, please contact The Law Offices of Nicholas Koluncich III, LLC. In summary, McDermott’s August 5, 2013 Press Release and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, filed with the SEC, disclosed a...

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