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  • Legal Briefs: Tainted food and toxic toys

    Information discussed by Attorney Whitney Hughes on the November, 20, 2007 edition of Legal Briefs on KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live Show. Topics include about what your rights are when it comes to product recalls. (6:01) Content Detail

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    Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Legal Briefs: The Internet: what you need to know and where you stand legally

    Information discussed by Attorney Whitney Hughes of the Allegheny County Bar Association on the October 9, 2007 edition of "Legal Briefs" on KDKA-TV's Pittsburgh Today Live program regarding what you should know to protect yourself, family members, and friends while using the internet. Content Detail

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    Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Legal Briefs: What you need to know about personal injury cases

    Information discussed by Attorney Whitney Hughes of the Allegheny County Bar Association on the June 5, 2007 edition of "Legal Briefs" on KDKA-TV's Pittsburgh Today Live program concerning personal injury claims which arise if an individual suffers physical or emotional harm based on the actions or negligence of another person. Content Detail

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    Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Legal Briefs: You’re eighteen and a graduate – now know the law

    Information discussed by Attorney Whitney Hughes of the Allegheny County Bar Association on the June 7, 2011 edition of "Legal Briefs" on KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live program. Becoming a legal adult brings both great opportunities as well as responsibilities. Here are the most likely problem areas and some helpful tips to get through this time of change. Content Detail

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    Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Libel and Slander

    Information on the law of libel and slander from the Erie County Bar Association. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Malpractice

    Information on Malpractice, which is the general term which is applied to negligent conduct on the part of a doctor, dentist, lawyer, hospital, or other member of a given profession. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Online Reviews and Recommendations

    This video from the Federal Trade Commission describes how consumers can evaluate online reviews and recommendations when shopping. Read More

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    Federal Trade Commission
  • Other Accidents and Injuries

    Information on your rights if you are injured as a result of another person's conduct, because of the condition of their property, or because of a machine or product malfunction. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Consumer Safety Issues (Audio-MP3)

    Episode of Northwestern Legal Services' "Access to Justice" Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA on 7/26/07. Consumer legal issues in Pennsylvania such as cyber safety, identity theft, and the do-not-call list are discussed with Attorney General Tom Corbett. (27:32) Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Protecting Yourself From Financial Exploitation

    Information from the SeniorLAW Center (Philadelphia) on how to prevent financial exploitation. [PDF] Content Detail

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    SeniorLAW Center (Philadelphia)
  • Protect Yourself From Con Artists

    Information from Northwestern Legal Services regarding how to protect yourself from con artists and things to be aware of to avoid being victimized by them. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Protect Yourself From Indentity Theft

    Informational brochure how to protect yourself from Identity Theft, including Prevention Tips and Red Flags to look out for to alert you to potential problems. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Puppy Lemon Law

    Informational brochure designed to help dog sellers, purchasers, and veterinarians understand the Dog Purchaser Protection Act (Puppy Lemon Law), that establishes the basic standards and resposibilities that each of the parties must meet. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • 20 Questions To Ask Someone Selling Investments

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    Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities
  • Report a Mail Crime

    If you have witnessed or fallen victim to a mail-related crime, take action by filing a report of the incident. Find the right form, appropriate for your situation, to file in order to report the criminal conduct. Content Detail

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    United States Postal Inspection Services