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Eric T. Chaffin

Chaffin Luhana Foundation Supports Over 200 Programs for Poverty-Level New Yorkers

Currently, the “poverty line” exists at $24,600 for a family of four. Those earning this much or less are considered to be living in poverty. In the city of New York, a family making only this much is going to […]

Eric T. Chaffin

CLF Supports Care for Orphaned Companion Animals

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) states that about 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. shelters nationwide every year. Of those, about 3.2 million are cats. Despite efforts to adopt these animals out, about 860,000 […]

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Chaffin Luhana Foundation Supports Survivors of Sexual Violence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that in a nationally representative survey, nearly one in five women and one in 71 men reported experiencing rape at some point in their lives. About one in 20 women and […]

Eric T. Chaffin

CLF Supports Middle School Students With Hurricane Relief Efforts

According to Time magazine, the death toll from hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, was at least 103, with an estimated $200 billion in damages. That makes 2017 the worst year for hurricanes since Katrina and friends (including Dennis and Rita) […]

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Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease in New York and Memphis

In June 2017, the New York Times reported that New York City experienced an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. According to the report, one person died and six others were sickened by Legionella bacteria. […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Kari’s Law Gains Steam as Hotel Security Becomes an Increasing Concern

On December 1, 2013, Kari Rene Hunt Dunn agreed to meet her husband at the Baymont Inn and Suites in Marshall, Texas. The two were estranged, and Kari had planned to divorce him, but she agreed to meet him to […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Over 1,000 People Hurt in Marinas Every Year. Stay Safe!

With the warm weather upon us, there’s no better time to get down to the marina and enjoy the water. Working on and around your boat, you or your guests may look over into that beautiful blue expanse and consider […]

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House Proposes Two Bills that Would Severely Restrict Consumer Rights

The U.S. House of Representatives recently proposed two new bills that, if passed, could seriously limit and restrict the rights of U.S. citizens to seek justice in court. The first, H.R. 985, is called the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Interview on CBS Pittsburgh (KDKA) About the Takata Airbag Prosecution

This Sunday I will be speaking on CBS Pittsburgh’s The Sunday Business Page at 6:30am (Eastern Time) about the prosecution of Takata for its recalled airbags, as well as the pending lawsuits against the company. Last week Attorney General Loretta […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Company Audit Shows Takata Had Air Bag Troubles as Early as 2000

The Takata air bag recall started as a limited set of focused recalls and regional field actions a few years ago, and has now expanded to become the largest recall campaign in U.S. history, affecting millions of vehicles. What caused […]