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- Deciding between a Debt Collection Agency and a Collection Law Firm
Both debt collection agency and debt collection law firms perform similar roles by pursuing unpaid debts. Additionally, both are regulated by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. However, the manner in which the agency or firm collects debt can be different, along with other characteristics of the firm or agency.
- Breach of Contract Litigation: The Guaranty
Many consumers are influenced to purchase a product because a guaranty is offered on the product. This guaranty instills confidence in the consumer. However, when a manufacturer does not comply with the terms of the guaranty, legal issues may arise.
- La-Z-Boy “Leather” Furniture Defects
Thousands of consumers have recently been making complaints concerning the sub-par durability of La-Z-Boy leather furniture.
- Legal Implications for Someone Who Provides a Guaranty on a Closed Business
Many people purchase a product or agree to service because the purchase comes with a warranty. However, if a warranty is made when the business is in the process of closing down or it has already closed down, certain legal implications may arise.
- Recent Moneygram Settlement
MoneyGram will pay a sum of $13 million to settle allegations of consumer fraud. The settlement will establish a restitution fund for consumers who were defrauded by third parties in which they had transferred money.
- BMW Class Action Case
A class action lawsuit has been filed against BMW of North America, alleging that their hands-free remote locking feature is defective.
- Hyundai Sunroof Class Action Suit
Too much of a good thing is proving to be detrimental for Hyundai as it faces a class action lawsuit over spontaneous shattering of the panoramic sunroofs in some of their vehicles.
- Maryland Car Dealer Settles with FTC
One of the nation’s largest used car dealers has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that they failed to disclose important safety information regarding used cars for sale.
- Right to Fly with Points
Flying with miles is an advantage for those that fly regularly and is often an option with credit cards, travel programs and other incentive programs. Travelers who fly with points have the potential to realize substantial savings. However, sometimes there are problems when the person wishing to redeem the points is unable to do so or if a flight is cancelled after using points.
- Auto Dealer Fraud: When Is It Worth It to Hire a Lawyer?
One of the most common types of consumer fraud is auto dealer fraud. A claim of this nature can arise from a number of misrepresentations, deceptive practices or other unethical or immoral behavior. When consumers feel scammed by auto dealers, they may consider hiring a lawyer.