Dry Cleaners Show Up After House Fire, Claim That Insurance Company Sent Them

Dry Cleaners Show Up After House Fire, Claim That Insurance Company Sent Them

Here’s a tip that we hope you never have to use: after a house fire, make sure not to hire just anyone who shows up at your doorstep and says that your insurance company sent them. One woman in California learned that the hard way, signing a contract with a dry-cleaning company that showed up claiming to be from her insurer. They weren’t. Instead, she got a $17,000 bill that her policy wouldn’t cover. [More]

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Lululemon Supplier Claims It Made Those See-Through Yoga Pants Exactly To Specifications

Yesterday the fitness world was shocked, simply shocked when high-end exercise clothing company Lululemon Athletica recalled a big batch of black yoga pants for being sheer enough to be see-through. The company blamed one of its suppliers for the Luon fabric snafu, but that company is all like, “Nuh uh. We did just what you said.”

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FTC To Retailers: Bamboo And Rayon Are Not The Same Thing

FTC To Retailers: Bamboo And Rayon Are Not The Same Thing

The FTC has sent warning letters to 78 companies about clothing and household products marketed as being made from bamboo. Many of the products were were allegedly made out of rayon that may or may not have originally been derived from bamboo. The offenders include huge names like Walmart, Land’s End, Kohl’s, The Gap, and Target.

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Class Action Lawsuit: Victoria's Secret Bras Causing Skin Rashes?

Class Action Lawsuit: Victoria's Secret Bras Causing Skin Rashes?

Discover Magazine has an interesting blog post about some consumers who were complaining that Victoria’s Secret bras were giving them painful rashes. When their lawyers bought similar bras and had them tested — they were found to contain formaldehyde.