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Subaru Outback Tops Crash Tests, Rollover Ratings

Ford Bottoms Out

In rollover testing, the highest rated pickup trucks were the 2005 Dodge Ram 4x2, the Chevrolet Colorado 4x4, and its corporate twin, the GMC Canyon 4x4, e...

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Pharmacy Benefit Managers Scrutinized

One advocacy group, Taxpayers Against Fraud, predicts the PBMs will collapse in disgrace, just as Enron did, once their inner workings are brought to light...

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Work-At-Home Scheme Sued

Promised big payoffs but delivered little

A Chicago woman and her company are charged with advertising a work-at-home job opportunity that promised big payoffs but allegedly ended up costing consum...

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GE: Malpractice Caps Don't Work

GE Medical Protective's finding was made in a regulatory filing with the TDI, in a document submitted by GE to explain why the insurer planned to raise phy...

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Wireless Merger Approved - Cingular Will Be Nation's Biggest Carrier

Cingular Becomes Biggest Wireless Carrier

Wireless Merger Approved - Cingular Will Be Nation's Biggest Carrier...

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Airbag Fraud Endangers Motorists

About one of every 25 previously damaged vehicles have phony or dummy airbags

Airbag Fraud Endangers Motorists...

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Balance Bracelet Settles Lawsuits

Agrees to pay $400,000 to settle claims

The marketers of the Balance Bracelet, a supposed pain relief product, have agreed to pay $400,000 to settle charges that they made deceptive claims about ...

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Elder Rage - Why Long-Term Care Insurance is Important

Why Long-Term Care Insurance is Important

Elder Rage - Why Long-Term Care Insurance is Important...

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ATA Files for Bankruptcy

Usual problems -- high fuel prices, intense competition and costly lease payments on its aircraft

ATA Files for Bankruptcy...

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Beefmaster Explorer Outdoor Gas Grill

Beefmaster Explorer Outdoor Gas Grill...

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Florida Sues 12 Leasing Companies In NorVergence Case

The leasing companies demanded payments from consumers for services they knew were not being provided

Florida Sues 12 Leasing Companies In NorVergence Case...

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Texas Mother Loses Malpractice Case

A jury in Harris County, Texas rejected a woman's claim that a vaginal delivery done by Dr. Reiter caused nerve damage to her nine pound newborn daughter....

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Enough Vaccine, Medicine, Thompson Says

Help is on the way, says Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson

Enough Vaccine, Medicine, Thompson Says...

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Privacy Issues in Google Desktop

It could expose users' private information

Google points out that the initial release was a beta test, and that refinements are being made. One of those refinements may be advanced features like pas...

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Consumers Sue AstraZeneca Over Nexium Ad Campaign

Charges company used a massive and misleading advertising and promotional campaign to deceive consumers

Consumers of the heartburn medication Nexium are suing the drug's distributor, AstraZeneca, alleging the pharmaceutical company sought to preserve market s...

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Not Enough Malpractice Suits, Researcher Claims

Not Enough Malpractice Suits, Researcher Claims...

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Pfizer Warns of Bextra Risks

Safety of All COX-2 Inhibitors Questioned

Pfizer Warns of Bextra Risks...

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Study Links Tumors to Cell Phone Use

People who have used cell phones for at least 10 years may have an increased risk of developing a rare brain tumor

Study Links Tumors to Cell Phone Use...

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Rainier Mountain Bicycles

Rainier Mountain Bicycles...

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135 Arrested in Telemarketing Scams

Biggest takedown ever, feds say

Ashcroft announced the arrest of 135 individuals worldwide in what he said was the most extensive multinational enforcement operation ever directed at tele...

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Lawsuits, Investigations Bug Orkin

Pest exterminator Orkin is swatting some pests of its own

A consumer lawsuit seeks to represent 65,000 Florida customers and the state's attorney general is reported to be investigating racketeering allegations ag...

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Nursing Home Cost Hits $70,000 Per Year

Inflation may be under control, but nursing home costs continue to skyrocket

Nursing Home Cost Hits $70,000 Per Year...

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British Study Finds Vitamin Supplements May Increase Cancer Risk

Not only do vitamin supplements not protect against gastro-intestinal cancer, they may slightly increase the risk of cancer

British Study Finds Vitamin Supplements May Increase Cancer Risk...

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