Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Consumer Law

Wayne Hogan Receives S. Victor Tipton Award for Legal Writing

The Florida Justice Association (FJA) presented Wayne Hogan, president of Terrell Hogan, with the S. Victor Tipton Award for excellence in legal writing during the Masters of Justice Conference in Orlando. The award honors S. Victor Tipton, founder and editor of the Florida Justice Journal. Created 30 years ago, the award recognizes attorneys whose superior achievement in […]

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Study Finds 11 of 12 Families Test Positive for Glyphosate

A Center for Environmental Health study found 11 out of the 12 families it tested for glyphosate tested positive for the herbicide. Glyphosate is the main ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup. The study found in 10 of the families, children had higher glyphosate levels than their parents. One child had 100 times more […]

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$700 Million Equifax Settlement: How Does It Affect Me?

The recently announced $700 million settlement by Equifax with the United States government includes payment of up to $425 million to consumers who were affected by the 2017 data breach.  Affected consumers may be eligible for up to $20,000.00 in reimbursements for losses from unauthorized charges to affected accounts, legal and other fees, credit-monitoring or […]

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National Consumer Protection Week

This week the Federal Trade Commission is celebrating National Consumer protection week. As a consumer protection lawyer, I want to help ensure that everyone is treated equally by companies and to make sure consumers are protected against fraud and scams. My goal as a consumer protection advocate is to help fight for your rights and […]

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Used Car Fraud: Rolled Back Odometer

Cars with lower mileage are worth more, thus the incentive for fraud to occur.  Now that cars have digital odometers, odometer fraud is much greater because it is much easier. It no longer occurs mechanically. Instead, a digital odometer can be rolled back in just seconds by using a small electronic device available on the […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Sides With Workers on Mandatory Arbitration

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that independent contractors working in transportation cannot be forced into mandatory arbitration, according to a story appearing on Slate. The decision represents an incredible win for labor. It means hundreds of thousands of contractors may pursue their rights in a court of law, instead of arbitration. Arbitration Clauses […]

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Audrey Gibson Elected to Florida Senate Leadership Position

Congratulations to our friend and Terrell Hogan colleague, Audrey Gibson, for her unanimous election as Leader of the Florida Senate Democratic Caucus. As a dedicated advocate for the people of Jacksonville, Audrey puts their needs above partisan politics, and will continue her strong tradition of bipartisanship and bridge building, with a focus on finding solutions. […]

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Flooded Cars Could Resurface in Our Marketplace

Florida has some consumer protections, but there are loopholes. So, it’s buyer beware when it comes to ensuring the car you buy hasn’t met Hurricane Florence’s wrath or has other water damage. Almost half of all flood-damaged vehicles make their way back into the market. Modern cars that are flooded are difficult to restore because […]

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Consumers Can Fight Back Against Unwanted Sales Calls

Perhaps you have noticed an increase in unwanted calls attempting to sell you something or a service. Have you registered your phone number with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) the National Do Not Call Registry? It is free and registers both home phone and cell phone numbers. It is not perfect, and may not stop […]

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Consumer Protection: Protect Yourself From Charity Scams

It is getting to be that time of year whether because of the Holidays’ sentiment of giving or for end of the year tax deductible donations, but you need to be careful about your donations. Charity scammers use deception to steal money from unwary people who think they are donating to a real cause or […]

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