Six New York Hospitals Agree to Repay Patients Illegally Charged for Rape Examinations

Last month, six hospitals in New York agreed to repay sexual assault victims who were illegally forced to pay for their own rape examinations, sometimes to the tune of $3,000 when the procedure should have been “billed to the state or their insurers.” According to Attorney General Barbara Underwood, the hospitals “wrongly billed victims for at least 200 forensic rape exams in recent years and had collections agencies go after some women who failed to pay.”


Clothing Supplier Sues LuLaRoe for $49M Over Failure to Pay Bills

Many people know of LuLaRoe for its stylish clothing items. However, few may be aware that the company recently came under fire in a new lawsuit alleging it hasn’t been paying all of its bills lately. According to the lawsuit filed in a California Superior Court, LuLaRoe’s chief clothing supplier, Providence Industries, “is suing the company for nearly $49 million in a lawsuit claiming the multi-level marketing company has failed to pay its bills for seven months.”




Microsoft Asks Governments to Regulate Facial Recognition Technology

Microsoft is asking governments around the world to adopt legislation geared toward regulating the use of facial recognition technology. The request was released Friday by the company’s president, Brad Smith. And while it may seem unusual that an oft-criticized tech company wants restraints on its own products, Smith voiced concern about the spread of powerful


NYT: Trump Organization Employs, Uses Illegal Immigrants

The Trump Organization has responded to claims that elite properties owned by the president employ illegal immigrants en masse. “We have tens of thousands of employees across our properties and very strict hiring practices,” a Trump spokesperson told Fox News in an e-mailed statement. “If any employee submitted false documentation in an attempt to circumvent


Pfizer Recalls Thermacare HeatWraps Over Leak Concerns

Have you ever used a heat wrap to help alleviate muscle or joint pain? If so, you may have used a wrap that was recently recalled. Earlier this month, Pfizer issued a recall of certain lots of its eight-hour Thermacare HeatWraps. The wraps are often used to alleviate “joint, muscle and menstrual pain” and were recalled after it was discovered they might leak.