Category Archives: Consumer

Listen to Audio in Sports Betting Case – Murphy vs. NCAA

At this link, you can listen to oral arguments for Murphy vs. NCAA via the United States Supreme Court.

Many states and state budgets are hoping for and/or relying on the Supreme Court to issue an opinion that would open the door for legalized sports betting.

SCOTUSBLOG, which has all of the case documents here, speculates that there are at least 5 votes trending in this direction.

 

Protect Yourself while Holiday Shopping in Rhode Island

Attorneys Sue Pegden and Sean Feeney from the lawfirm of Hamel, Waxler, Allen & Collins have a great blog post up on ways to remain safe and protected while shopping during the holiday season:

According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), “(d)eaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually.” Before you buy anything, check the CPSC website at www.cpsc.gov to see if a recall or warning has been issued on the item you want to buy. This is particularly true of items for sale on line or second-hand items.

Click here for more.