August 2015 - Cohen & Malad, LLP

A Consumer’s Guide to Medical Identity Theft

By: Lynn A. Toops, Attorney It’s an unfortunate circumstance that we need to have a discussion about medical identity theft. Media reports about computer hackers and data breaches are on the rise and millions of unsuspecting consumers are finding themselves as victims of identity theft and dealing with the resulting hassle. Consumer data breaches on… Continue Reading »

Service Animals and the Fair Housing Act

By: Michael W. McBride, Attorney The Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of residential housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status and disability. Although the non-discrimination concept embodied within the FHA is relatively straight forward, application of the law to real world situations is not… Continue Reading »