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- Fair Credit Reporting Act and Improper Use of Personal Information
The information provided by the Fair Credit Reporting Act is not for misuse or misreporting of credit details to those researching the individual person. However, sometimes, violations of the FCRA occur and harm the individual by lowering the credit score or leading to a denial or credit after the misuse occurs.
- Second Circuit Says Sending "Robo" Texts Does Not Violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
Last month, in Latner v.Mount Sinai Health System, Inc, the Second Circuit Federal Court of Appeals in New York City ruled that the Mount Sinai Health System did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending automated flu text messages to its patients within its own health care network.
- Car Dealership Dishonest Loan Application Tactics, Can I Report This?
When contacting a car dealership for the first time, the individual may face illegal practices and unethical methods that attract and engage the person into buying or leasing a car. However, it is often that these processes cause the new owner financial difficulty when he or she cannot make the payments each month based on false wage details.
- What to Do When in Receipt of a Massachusetts G.L. 93A Consumer Protection Demand Letter
Massachusetts has a very powerful and comprehensive consumer protection statute that allows consumers to file a lawsuit against a business for unfair and deceptive trade practices.
- Indiana Hotel Charges a Customer for Posting a Negative Online Review
In March of 2016, Katrina Arthur and her husband were guests at the Abbey Inn in Nashville, Indiana. In statements made to the press and to the hotel after their stay, the Arthurs said that they experienced problems at the hotel as soon as they arrived, noting that their hotel room was unkempt.
- How to Draft a Consumer Protection Demand Letter under Massachusetts G.L.C.93A, Sec. 9
Litigation involving claims of unfair or deceptive business practices under Chapter 93A is, to say the least, a frequent occurrence in Massachusetts civil cases. Quite often, Chapter 93A claims are a mechanism for a plaintiff to potentially recovery multiple damages against a business including, attorney's fees, costs, and interest.
- How Can You Prove a Car Is a Lemon?
Your new car isn't working like you hoped, but how do you prove that to the car manufacturer? If you are in California, you are in luck because California has some of the strictest consumer protection laws.
- What Are My Options When My Car Is a Lemon?
Before you can exercise any of your rights under California's lemon laws, you must first make sure that your vehicle actually qualifies as a lemon.
- Lemon Laws in California
What exactly is a lemon and what protections does the state of California provide consumers? Fortunately for consumers, the Song-Beverly Act is a strong protection for consumer rights.
- Consider Recalls When Buying a Used Car
While consumer groups are fighting to ban the sale of vehicles with open safety recalls, buyers need to take a few steps to protect themselves when purchasing a used car or truck.