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Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 36

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 62

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
Rank this Week: 75

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 20

    Medical-Debt Blog: Basic Hospital Classification

    Medical-Debt Blog: Basic Hospital Classification
    It never hurts to understand your adversary. Medical debt relating to unplanned hospital visits can result in the financial dispute of your life. But as in any other collection cases, defenses exist! A little effort goes a long way. The…
  • Nov 17

    Collection Defense: Tips & Hacks #4 (Vacate Judgment, Debt-buyers, Court Rules, Asset Recovery Solutions, LLC)

    Collection Defense: Tips & Hacks #4 (Vacate Judgment, Debt-buyers, Court Rules, Asset Recovery Solutions, LLC)
    Inspired from our business facebook page, we delightfully offer some points and rules to use in your collection defense. The New York City Civil Court system has been dubbed, "the credit card courts" because of the proliferation of debt-buyer…
  • Nov 15

    Vacating a Default Judgment in New York: Some Fine Point

    Vacating a Default Judgment in New York: Some Fine Point
    Receive a wage garnishment? Bank account frozen? Bothered by a judgment? If you are not in the position to hire us, although we always like to hear from you, I want you to understand some points under New York Law. To vacate a default…
Rank this Week: 93

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
Rank this Week: 118

FDCPAlaw

FDCPAlaw

Covers consumer rights under debt collection laws. By Joseph A. Mullaney III.

http://fdcpalaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Senate Moves to Severely Restrict Payday Loan

    Senate Moves to Severely Restrict Payday Loan
    Consumer rights advocates have long assailed payday loans and consumer rights attorneys tell horrible stories of clients ensnared in the web of payday loans.  When consumers fail to repay, they are frequently harassed and threatened…
  • Jan 8

    Annuities Are Partially Protected Against Creditor Garnishment in New Jersey

    Annuities Are Partially Protected Against Creditor Garnishment in New Jersey
     Sometimes a New Jersey consumer may give a sum of money to an insurance company or other entity in exchange for a promised stream of income usually paid monthly (an annuity contract).  Other times, an insurance company is given…
  • Jan 7

    Lingering Economic Malaise Means Expansion for PRA

    Lingering Economic Malaise Means Expansion for PRA
    Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, a subsidiary of the publicly-traded Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc., is a debt collection agency that trades in the junk debt markets.  It purchases old, defaulted consumer debts from credit card…
Rank this Week: 135

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 225

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 230

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Nov 21

    CFPB to Remove Arbitration Rule from CFR

    CFPB to Remove Arbitration Rule from CFR
    The CFPB is scheduled to publish a notice in tomorrow’s Federal Register removing the agency’s final arbitration rule from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).  The rule was originally published in the Federal Register on…
  • Nov 20

    Federal jury convicts operator of payday lenders sued by CFPB and FTC

    Federal jury convicts operator of payday lenders sued by CFPB and FTC
    Richard Moseley Sr., the operator of a group of interrelated payday lenders, was convicted by a federal jury on all criminal counts in an indictment filed by the Department of Justice, including violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt…
  • Nov 20

    Senate Banking Committee schedules Dec. 5 markup of regulatory reform bill

    Senate Banking Committee schedules Dec. 5 markup of regulatory reform bill
    Last week, members of the Senate Banking Committee announced that they had reached bipartisan agreement on “legislative proposals to improve our nation’s financial regulatory framework and promote economic growth.” …
Rank this Week: 305

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridahoalawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 14

    New Legal Remedies Against Director Conflicts of Interest for Association

    New Legal Remedies Against Director Conflicts of Interest for Association
    In the pursuit of association fraud and embezzlement, one of the most important aspects of the major legislation that was adopted earlier this year is the law’s effort to curb conflicts of interest by association board members and…
  • Nov 13

    Oscar Rivera Profiled in Today’s Daily Business Review

    Oscar Rivera Profiled in Today’s Daily Business Review
    The firm’s Oscar R. Rivera was the subject of a profile article in today’s edition of the Daily Business Review, South Florida’s exclusive business daily and official court newspaper.  The article, which is titled…
  • Nov 8

    Tackling the New Website Requirement for FL Condominium Association

    Tackling the New Website Requirement for FL Condominium Association
    Florida condominium associations with 150 or more units, which do not manage timeshare units, must have an independent website or web portal by July 1, 2018, according to Section 718.111, Florida Statutes. These websites or web portals can…
Rank this Week: 417

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    Huge Win for Investors and Malecki Law Against Morgan Stanley

    Huge Win for Investors and Malecki Law Against Morgan Stanley
    Yesterday, a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration panel in Boca Raton, Florida awarded Malecki Law attorneys $397,823.00 for principal investment losses against Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC.  Malecki Law brought…
  • Sep 7

    Did Seadrill Leave a Hole in Your Investment Portfolio?

    Did Seadrill Leave a Hole in Your Investment Portfolio?
    It seems like every day there is a new “hot stock” being pushed by financial pundits and brokerage houses alike.  Seadrill Limited (ticker symbol, SDRL) was once one of these hot stocks, but it has since fallen from grace,…
  • Aug 7

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA-Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 2 of 2

    What Can We Learn About Investing from NBA-Legend Tim Duncan? – Part 2 of 2
    This is Part 2 of an article we posted last week on former NBA-great, Tim Duncan, where we introduced the investing lessons that could be gleaned from Duncan’s relationship with his former financial adviser, Charles A. Banks, who was…
Rank this Week: 483

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Oct 29

    Odometer Rollback Lawsuit Provides Justice for our Client

    Odometer Rollback Lawsuit Provides Justice for our Client
    Our client was interested in purchasing a pickup truck.  He went to a local dealership where he saw one that he was told could pull his trailer.  He was told that the vehicle was inspected and was just what he was looking for. …
  • Oct 27

    Car Dealer Fraud Results in Client Recovering Money Damage

    Car Dealer Fraud Results in Client Recovering Money Damage
    Our client purchased a car from a car dealer, and paid them her down payment.  She was then told to go to a different dealer, who finished the paperwork, including financing from a credit union.  She made payments on the car for…
  • Oct 25

    Auto Fraud Lawsuit Against Car Dealer Allows Client to Recover his Money

    Auto Fraud Lawsuit Against Car Dealer Allows Client to Recover his Money
    Our client was looking for a new car at a local dealership.  He provided his employment and income information to the dealership.  The dealer told him he was approved for the new car.  He traded-in his car, which was fully paid…
Rank this Week: 482

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Another court declines to apply GNC where plaintiff alleges only negative studie

    Another court declines to apply GNC where plaintiff alleges only negative studie
    Yeldo v. MusclePharm Corp., 2017 WL 5499588, Case No. 17-11011 (E.D. Mich. Nov. 16, 2017)Yeldo brought a putative class action alleging that MusclePharm used misleading marketing practices to promote its glutamine dietary supplement, whose…
  • Nov 20

    To the spoliator does not go the victory in corporate betrayal case

    To the spoliator does not go the victory in corporate betrayal case
    OmniGen Research, LLC v. Wang, No. 16-cv-268, 2017 WL 5505041 (D. Or. Nov. 16, 2017)After OmniGen successfully moved for a default judgment in its favor due to spoliation of evidence, the court awarded damages on OmniGen’s trade secret,…
  • Nov 17

    We got the empire, now as then: Rogers precludes record label suit against Fox show

    We got the empire, now as then: Rogers precludes record label suit against Fox show
    Twentieth Century Fox Television v. Empire Distribution, Inc., No. 16-55577 (9th Cir. Nov. 16, 2017) “Empire Distribution, founded in 2010, is a well-known and respected record label that records and releases albums in the urban…
Rank this Week: 850

The Cogburn Law Blog

The Cogburn Law Blog

Personal Injury and Consumer Law blog.

http://cogburnlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

    When Debt Collection Meets Technology

    When Debt Collection Meets Technology
    Advances in technology do not shield creditors from their responsibilities and potential liability for violating consumer rights under the terms of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. These responsibilities include notifying consumers in…
  • Nov 15

    Bright Ideas for Fire Safety During the Holidays [infographic]

    Bright Ideas for Fire Safety During the Holidays [infographic]
    Installing safe holiday lighting and following fire safety tips for decorating can prevent fires that result in serious injuries and significant property damages during the holiday season. Holiday Fire Hazards and Prevention Tips Holiday…
  • Nov 13

    How Las Vegas is Using Technology to Become Safer, Faster, and Cleaner

    How Las Vegas is Using Technology to Become Safer, Faster, and Cleaner
    Las Vegas is testing smart technology functions that will provide benefits to the city. The downtown district is a testing center where multiple city programs are being tested for technology benefits. Smart Technology Benefits The Las Vegas…
Rank this Week: 692

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and debt collection. By the Law Office of Clark Daniel Dray.

http://www.debtfreecolorado.com/denver-bankruptcy-lawyer-blog/
  • Nov 13

    Freedom Debt Relief Sued for Misleading Consumer

    Freedom Debt Relief Sued for Misleading Consumer
    Offers for debt settlement and debt repayment plans often sound too-good-to-be-true. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you…
  • Dec 7

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline
    Chapter 7 bankruptcy may seem intimidating, but as you can tell from the following infographic, the steps that go into successfully completing your case are pretty straightforward. The post Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline appeared first on…
  • Nov 2

    Bankruptcy and Your Credit Report – Frequently Asked Question

    Bankruptcy and Your Credit Report – Frequently Asked Question
    How Does a Bankruptcy Affect my Credit Score? If you’ve been doing a great job making payments on your debts, bankruptcy will have a significant impact on your credit score in the short term. However, by the time you start…
Rank this Week: 991

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.institutionalinvestorsecuritiesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 512

New Jersey Lemon Law Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Lemon Law Lawyer Blog

Covers consumer law issues, such as car dealership fraud, pay plan lawsuits, lemon law, and recalls. By The Law Office of Jonathan Rudnick LLC.

http://www.newjerseylemonlawlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 879

Indiana Consumer Lawyer Blog

Indiana Consumer Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile fraud, credit reporting, identity theft and lemon law. By Robert Duff.

http://www.indianaconsumerlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Debt Collector Ryan Dillon and Dillon Legal Group Sued

    Debt Collector Ryan Dillon and Dillon Legal Group Sued
    The Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces the recent filing of a lawsuit against Ryan Dillon and Dillon Legal Group. The Complaint alleged that Ryan Dillon and Dillon Legal Group sent a collection letter to an…
  • Mar 11

    How to Stop Harassing Debt Collection Call

    How to Stop Harassing Debt Collection Call
    Are you being harassed by debt collection calls?  I speak with a lot of Indiana consumers, and harassing debt collection calls are one of the things I hear about over and over again.  What many people don’t know is that it is…
  • Jan 23

    Condor Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Defective Notice of Sale

    Condor Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Defective Notice of Sale
    PRESS RELEASE Indiana Consumer Law Group/The Law Office of Robert E. Duff announces the recent filing of a class action lawsuit against Condor Securitization Trust, Condor Holdco Securitization Trust, Condor Assetco Securitization Trust and…
Rank this Week: 835

Lemon Law Blawg

Lemon Law Blawg

Features motor vehicle and lemon law issues, news and updates. By Ronald Burdge.

http://ohiolemonlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Are Vehicle Manufacturers Playing Chicken With You?

    Are Vehicle Manufacturers Playing Chicken With You?
    Back in the day when rock and roll was young, Hollywood made a series of movies about wild teenagers who drove their hot rod cars just as fast and wild as they were. One of the things Hollywood loved was a game called Chicken.That was where…
  • Feb 23

    From CARS - How to Buy a Used Car (and Not Get Burned)

    From CARS - How to Buy a Used Car (and Not Get Burned)
     How to Buy a Used Car  TOP ELEVEN TIPS FOR BUYING A USED CARWith a big tip of the hat to our good friend, Rosemary Shahan, Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, CARS, has a great guide on how to buy a used car, with some…
  • Nov 11

    On Veteran's Day, a Reminder to Thank a Vet You Know

    On Veteran's Day, a Reminder to Thank a Vet You Know
    Every Veterans Day we pause to remember those who served and to reflect on the meaning of this day by republishing an article we wrote several years ago, a thankful tribute to all the veterans who have served over the generations. The true…
Rank this Week: 839

The Dunning Letter

The Dunning Letter

Covers consumer rights to their names and personal data. By Jack Dunning.

http://thedunningletter.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Minnie crossed the Rainbow Bridge today

    Minnie crossed the Rainbow Bridge today
    It was almost a year ago that my blog had the same headline, except that our cat's name was Pebbles. It's hard to do what we did today, but Minnie had somehow formed a hairball the size of a cigar, and when finally giving it up, severely…
  • Aug 29

    Don’t miss my FREE GIVEAWAY for WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE on Goodreads starting September 2

    Don’t miss my FREE GIVEAWAY for WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE on Goodreads starting September 2
    Did you ever wake up under a chicken coop covered with overnight droppings? I have. Have you ever barbecued yourself on a hot stove? I did. Have you ever come home smashed, ending up the unintended clown for your daughters’ sleepover? I…
  • Aug 23

    EXCERPTS from my new book, WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE-How I Learned to Love my Brown Martini

    EXCERPTS from my new book, WITHOUT THE LAMPSHADE-How I Learned to Love my Brown Martini
    The sales manager of this company [in Des Moines] came to Memphis to interview me, and he stayed at the Peabody Hotel where I worked in the basement for the TV station. I had to get into the hotel and up to his room without anyone seeing me.…
Rank this Week: 887

New York & New Jersey Consumer Law…

New York & New Jersey Consumer Law Blog

Covers landlord-tenant and consumer law. By the Major Law Firm.

http://www.nynjconsumerlaw.com
Rank this Week: 978

Bailey Class Action Daily

Bailey Class Action Daily

Covers class action issues, both in California and Nationwide. By Matt C. Bailey.

http://www.baileydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 555

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Covers collection agencies, collection law firms, and debt collection. By Nitzkin & Associates.

http://michigancollectionlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 624

COPYRIGHT LAW and COPYRIGHT…

COPYRIGHT LAW and COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

Reporting on news that affects copyright law, patents, trademarks, intellectual property, fraud and identity theft in the U.S. and abroad. Published by the editors and writers of ResearchCopyright.com

http://researchcopyright.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Copyright Infringement Basics - A Copyright Lawyer's Perspective

    Copyright Infringement Basics - A Copyright Lawyer's Perspective
    By Enrico SchaeferFew legal principles inspire more confusion than copyright law. Our copyright lawyers often spend as much time educating our clients as we do digging into their specific legal issues. Copyright law, like other intellectual…
  • Jul 17

    Google Images for Royalty Free Photos?

    Google Images for Royalty Free Photos?
    By Stephen BrowneSearching Google Images is a great way to locate very targeted photos, artwork, drawings, logos, banners, and just about any other type of graphical image you can imagine.With Google's Advanced Image Search feature, anyone…
  • Jul 17

    How to Research the Copyright Status of a Book

    How to Research the Copyright Status of a Book
    By Steven ChabotteWhen seeking US published works in the public domain, there is a gray area from 1923 to 1963 where the book may or may not be in the public domain.
Rank this Week: 771

numbrX Security Beat

numbrX Security Beat

Tracks reported personal, private and confidential data breaches which can lead to identity theft and credit fraud.

http://www.numbrx.net
  • Dec 1

    University of Tennessee Medical Center Private Patient Info Exposed

    University of Tennessee Medical Center Private Patient Info Exposed
    University of Tennessee Medical Center officials are alerting about 8,000 patients that hospital reports containing their private information were not properly disposed of and could pose a privacy breach risk. …
  • Aug 18

    Charter Employees Info Lost with Stolen Laptop

    Charter Employees Info Lost with Stolen Laptop
    Charter Communications Inc. is notifying 9,000 current and former employees across the country that their personal information was stolen, along with the laptop that housed it, last month from a Charter Media office in South Carolina. The…
  • Apr 20

    Patient Data from Wellpoint Exposed to ID Theft

    Patient Data from Wellpoint Exposed to ID Theft
    Social Security numbers, pharmacy records and other personal health data from about 130,000 people covered by health insurance giant Wellpoint Inc. were left open for possible breach on the Internet, the health insurance giant confirmed…
Rank this Week: 888

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Nov 21

    Robot Cars – The Scariest Show on Earth

    Robot Cars – The Scariest Show on Earth
    The auto industry has always been dedicated to providing U.S. motorists with world-class thrills. Takata exploding airbags! Cars that suddenly shut off at 70 miles an hour! More and more crashes here compared to the rest of the world!…
  • Nov 7

    The Meaning of Class Actions to Sexual Harassment Victim

    The Meaning of Class Actions to Sexual Harassment Victim
    In 2016, Valeant settled with 225 female sales representatives who had been subjected to “unwelcome sexually-charged ‘jokes’ and commentary, name-calling, and offensive stereotypical comments about women, pregnancy, and…
  • Oct 20

    It's Tamper Time!

    It's Tamper Time!
    Big corporations that harm people but don’t want to be held accountable, are nothing if not creative. Lobbying for laws that take power and authority away from civil juries, check. Buying judges, check. Forcing disputes into secretive…
Rank this Week: 3647

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Landmark Decision on Statute of Limitation in Construction Defect Case

    New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Landmark Decision on Statute of Limitation in Construction Defect Case
    The New Jersey Supreme Court recently issued an important decision in the case of Palisades At Fort Lee Condominium Association, Inc. v. 100 Old Palisade, LLC, defining when the statute of limitation will begin to run  in construction…
  • Nov 17

    McLaughlin & Nardi Pledges to Fight for the Victims of Harassment and Discrimination

    McLaughlin & Nardi Pledges to Fight for the Victims of Harassment and Discrimination
    Where We Stand Given the reports of sexual harassment and sexual assault which have been flooding the news lately, such as those involving Harvey Weinstein, Megyn Kelly and the situation at Fox News, Kevin Spacey, Bill Cosby, and Ray Moore,…
  • Nov 17

    Third Circuit Issues Important Wage & Hour Decision

    Third Circuit Issues Important Wage & Hour Decision
    Wage and Hour Laws Governing New Jersey Workplaces The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law which, along with the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor’s regulations found in the Code of Federal…
Rank this Week: 4020

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    New York Proposes Predictable Scheduling Regulations for Employee

    New York Proposes Predictable Scheduling Regulations for Employee
    Recently, the New York Department of Labor released a set of proposed regulations affecting the Minimum Wage Order for Miscellaneous Industries and Occupations, which applies to most employers, except hotels and restaurants. … Continue…
  • Nov 20

    A Unique Situation for a Unique Asset

    A Unique Situation for a Unique Asset
    A mall located in West Los Angeles has been put up for sale by its owner, Santa Monica-based REIT Macerich Co. Although the mall is facing many of the same systemic pressures that other malls are facing nationwide, those are not the only…
  • Nov 15

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry. Continue reading for our weekly roundup. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2098

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1681

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1769

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Nov 20

    CFPB Directorship Succession: What the Dodd-Frank Act's Legislative History Tells U

    CFPB Directorship Succession: What the Dodd-Frank Act's Legislative History Tells U
    With the announcement by CFPB Richard Cordray that he will be leaving the agency by the end of the month, the question arises who will succeed Cordray as Director. Numerous news outlets have run stories that President Trump is planning...
  • Nov 18

    Why Didn't Puerto Rico Use its "Local Law" Advantage to Reduce its Debt?

    Why Didn't Puerto Rico Use its "Local Law" Advantage to Reduce its Debt?
    Good academic workshops are hard to run. I know, because this is a task that I have failed at, and continue to fail at, repeatedly. For that reason though, it is a treat to see someone else run their workshop...
  • Nov 17

    Venezuela's Debt: Is the Game Afoot?

    Venezuela's Debt: Is the Game Afoot?
    Mitu Gulati & Mark Weidemaier The confusion over the status of Venezuelan debt over the past week has been remarkable. The government and its oil company, PDVSA, have, variously, defaulted, promised to pay, paid, claimed the money got…
Rank this Week: 1464

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Consumers Fight Back Against Robocaller

    Consumers Fight Back Against Robocaller
    Phone scams are on the rise, with the U.S. Department of Justice reporting new investigations almost weekly. Some call and pose as debt collections agencies, seeking repayment of non-existent deaths. Others pose as charity workers. These…
  • Nov 16

    Student Loan Lawsuits Can Fail on Several Ground

    Student Loan Lawsuits Can Fail on Several Ground
    Tens of thousands of student loan lawsuits are filed every year by creditors who allege default on collectively billions of dollars in private student loan debt.  Although we are teetering on the edge of a student loan debt crisis, the…
  • Oct 27

    Banks May Soon Be Able to Block Consumer Protection Lawsuit

    Banks May Soon Be Able to Block Consumer Protection Lawsuit
    A rule created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to shield consumer rights in the form of class action lawsuits against financial institutions has been voted against by the U.S. Senate – with Vice President Mike Pence casting…
Rank this Week: 3305

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 3678

Wexler Wallace Law Firm Blog

Wexler Wallace Law Firm Blog

Covers legal cases and news.

http://blog.wexlerwallace.com/
  • Nov 20

    The Fate of the CFPB is Now in Donald Trump’s Hand

    The Fate of the CFPB is Now in Donald Trump’s Hand
    “Buyer beware” is a phrase we’re all familiar with. And while being responsible consumers is in everyone’s best interest, there’s… Read More The post The Fate of the CFPB is Now in Donald…
  • Nov 16

    Be Aware of Pyramid Scheme

    Be Aware of Pyramid Scheme
    Most people have heard of pyramid schemes and know that they are an evil to be avoided.  However, fewer people… Read More The post Be Aware of Pyramid Schemes appeared first on Wexler Wallace LLP.
  • Nov 6

    Med-Arb: A Bad Approach for Resolving a Dispute

    Med-Arb: A Bad Approach for Resolving a Dispute
    There are so many ways to resolve a legal dispute: a negotiated settlement prior to the start of a lawsuit;… Read More The post Med-Arb: A Bad Approach for Resolving a Dispute appeared first on Wexler Wallace LLP.
Rank this Week: 2992

Mouse Print

Mouse Print

Exposing the strings and catches in advertising fine print and analyses the legal meaning and enforceability.

http://www.mouseprint.org
  • Nov 20

    Thanks for Nothing:P.C. Richard’s Black Friday Price Guarantee

    Thanks for Nothing:P.C. Richard’s Black Friday Price Guarantee
    It is rare to find any retailer offering to match competitors’ prices on Black Friday, but New York area appliance discount chain P.C. Richard & Son is advertising just that. Wow. Walmart did this a few years ago, but has not since.…
  • Nov 13

    It’s Open Season on Befuddled Health Plan Shopper

    It’s Open Season on Befuddled Health Plan Shopper
    Once again it is open enrollment time for those choosing a new health insurance plan. In searching around for a new plan for MrConsumer’s friend in New York City, he came up with what looked like a dream plan — a new national plan…
  • Nov 6

    Beware of Geeks Bearing Gifts:Free Quicken 2018 CDs Come with Costly Catch

    Beware of Geeks Bearing Gifts:Free Quicken 2018 CDs Come with Costly Catch
    Over a million Quicken software users are in for a costly surprise if they install the free upgrade CD that many received in the mail last week. Consumer World is warning them that the 2018 upgrade could triple their cost of the popular…
Rank this Week: 1521

The Antitrust Attorney Blog

The Antitrust Attorney Blog

Covers antitrust and consumer law. Published by Jarod Bona of Bona Law PC.

http://www.theantitrustattorney.com/
  • Nov 18

    Antitrust News: DOJ Antitrust Will Try to Speed Merger Review

    Antitrust News: DOJ Antitrust Will Try to Speed Merger Review
    Antitrust News is a new feature at The Antitrust Attorney Blog. We will periodically report on and address new developments in the antitrust world, from FTC or DOJ guidance to important court decisions to relevant legislative developments to…
  • Nov 11

    How Do I File My Antitrust Complaint in the European Union? An Example from the Intel Case

    How Do I File My Antitrust Complaint in the European Union? An Example from the Intel Case
    Author: Luis Blanquez As a US company doing business internationally, you might wonder what are the legal rules and procedures currently in place in the European Union to file an antitrust complaint. First, you should understand that The…
  • Oct 22

    Top Antitrust Attorney Steven Levitsky Leaves DLA Piper to Open Bona Law’s New York Office

    Top Antitrust Attorney Steven Levitsky Leaves DLA Piper to Open Bona Law’s New York Office
    We are ecstatic that Steve Levitsky agreed to join us in New York. It isn’t every day that an antitrust attorney of Steve’s caliber becomes available, let alone fits so perfectly into a law firm’s approach, culture, and…
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Law for Real People

Law for Real People

Provides information for consumers, elders, and nonprofit directors or staff. By John Gear.

http://www.johngearlaw.com/law-for-real-people-blog.html
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Zamansky LLC Blog

Zamansky LLC Blog

Covers stock broker fraud or negligence.

http://www.zamansky.com/news-media/
  • Nov 17

    Post Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Bonds Sink Into The Aby

    Post Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Bonds Sink Into The Aby
    Hurricane Maria has inflicted tremendous suffering on the Island of Puerto Rico and its 3.5 million inhabitants. Conditions are still perilous almost two months after the storm. Puerto Rico’s people face a lack of potable water, no…
  • Nov 1

    Zamansky LLC Investigates Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor Thomas J. Buck In Carmel, Indiana

    Zamansky LLC Investigates Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor Thomas J. Buck In Carmel, Indiana
    The law firm is investigating legal claims for customers of former Merrill Lynch financial advisor Thomas J. Buck (“Buck”), of Carmel, Indiana.  Buck led the Buck Team at Merrill Lynch and was one of the office’s…
  • Oct 6

    Is History Repeating Itself As The Market Grows For Dangerous CDOs?

    Is History Repeating Itself As The Market Grows For Dangerous CDOs?
    Regular readers of this blog know that on Wall Street, greed is considered good. Big banks keep on repeating the mistakes of yesterday. Never mind the often, disastrous consequences that follow. In fact, one of the biggest mistakes, high-risk…
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Richard West Law Office Blog

Richard West Law Office Blog

Covers bankruptcy and the debt relief process.

https://www.debtfreeohio.com/bankruptcy-information/
  • Nov 16

    Will Winn-Dixie be Forced to File Bankruptcy?

    Will Winn-Dixie be Forced to File Bankruptcy?
    The Winn-Dixie’s parent company, could be headed for bankruptcy according to new reports from Bloomberg and Grocery Headquarters. The company owns Winn-Dixie, as well as Harveys, Fresco y Mas, and the recently acquired Bi-Lo, which…
  • Nov 14

    Tennis Champion Boris Becker Declares Bankruptcy

    Tennis Champion Boris Becker Declares Bankruptcy
    49 year old Boris Becker has experienced the height of achievements that any sports professional could ever desire to obtain: six grand-slam tennis titles, five year-end championships, 13 Master Series titles, and even an Olympic gold medal…
  • Nov 10

    Omaha Base Retailer Gordmans Exits Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Omaha Base Retailer Gordmans Exits Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    If you have done any shopping in the Midwest over the last decade, you most likely have come across a Gordmans. The once 100 store strong, retail chain filed for bankruptcy almost 12 months ago, as the bear market for brick and mortar…
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Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Florida Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure law. By Parker DuFresne.

http://www.florida-bankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    What’s Included in My Bankruptcy Record and Who Can See It?

    What’s Included in My Bankruptcy Record and Who Can See It?
    Many people are concerned with the negative stigma that surrounds bankruptcy. They want to know who will find out if they decide to file. While a bankruptcy is publicly recorded, typically only creditors or bankruptcy attorneys will actually…
  • Nov 10

    Will a Trust Protect My Assets in Bankruptcy?

    Will a Trust Protect My Assets in Bankruptcy?
    When filing bankruptcy, you’re probably concerned with safeguarding certain important assets. Will establishing a trust protect your assets from creditors? The answer will depend on several factors, including the type of trust you have.…
  • Nov 6

    Gay Adoption in Florida

    Gay Adoption in Florida
    It’s hard to believe that gay adoption was completely illegal for over 30 years in the state of Florida. But in 2010, the Florida Court of Appeals ruled that the law prohibiting LGBT adoption was unconstitutional. Still, the adoption…
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Wall Street Investment Fraud…

Wall Street Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers Ponzi schemes, investment fraud, and other scams. By The Doss Firm.

http://www.wallstreetinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
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Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Friedman Iverson Consumer Law Blog

Deals with consumer issues, such as bankruptcy, debt harassment, and “dirty car dealer tricks.”

http://www.friedmaniverson.com/consumer/blog/
  • Nov 14

    Todd Murray featured in Kare 11 story about fraudulent sale of damaged car

    Todd Murray featured in Kare 11 story about fraudulent sale of damaged car
    Kare 11 recently ran an investigative report about how Minnesota’s lax vehicle title laws could lead to a surge in flood cars and other damaged vehicles being sold in Minnesota. Our own Todd Murray was featured in the story and shared…
  • Nov 14

    How to avoid buying a flood car

    How to avoid buying a flood car
    It’s expected that thousands of cars damaged in Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will be put on the used car market in the coming months. These flood cars will be cleaned up, repaired, and shipped across the country. Because of our…
  • Sep 25

    NCSLT to pay over $15 million for illegal collection practice

    NCSLT to pay over $15 million for illegal collection practice
    Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued the infamous entity known as National Collegiate Student Loan Trust. The lawsuit points to three main allegations against NCSLT: (1) it sued people for debts that…
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Consumer Products Law Blog

Consumer Products Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues impacting the consumer products industry, including retailers, manufacturers, distributors and innovators. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of product safety and regulatory compliance issues, consumer product recalls, defense of enforcement proceedings and consumer class actions. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.consumerproductslawblog.com/
  • Nov 12

    Proposition 65 Listed Chemical update

    Proposition 65 Listed Chemical update
    Here is the latest roundup of Proposition 65 chemical issues looming on the horizon for consumer products. Reminder: warnings are required 12 months after the listing effective date, assuming that there is an exposure, and the exposure…
  • Oct 25

    California enacts law requiring cleaning product ingredient disclosure

    California enacts law requiring cleaning product ingredient disclosure
    California has enacted Senate Bill 258, the “Cleaning Products Right to Know Act of 2017.” SB 258 requires cleaning product manufacturers to disclose the ingredients of their products to consumers. The bill is a victory for…
  • Oct 25

    California enacts law requiring cleaning product ingredient disclosure

    California enacts law requiring cleaning product ingredient disclosure
    California has enacted Senate Bill 258, the “Cleaning Products Right to Know Act of 2017.” SB 258 requires cleaning product manufacturers to disclose the ingredients of their products to consumers. The bill is a victory for…
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Garmo & Kiste, PLC Law Blog

Garmo & Kiste, PLC Law Blog

Covers Michigan law topics.

http://www.garmokiste.com
  • Nov 7

    Michigan No Fault Divorce

    Michigan No Fault Divorce
    No Fault Divorce Legal Grounds for Divorce A divorce is the termination of a marriage or marital union, thus dismissing the legal duties and responsibilities of the marriage.  Michigan is considered a no-fault divorce state.  A…
  • Jul 28

    Roadside Drug Testing

    Roadside Drug Testing
    Roadside Drug Testing: In 2016, Governor Snyder signed the Barbara J. and Thomas J. Swift Law.  This new law stems from a fatal car accident that occurred on Mar 20, 2013 in Escanaba.  A man, driving a logging truck, ran a red light…
  • Jul 25

    Michigan Speed Limit Increase

    Michigan Speed Limit Increase
    Michigan Speed Limit Increases: Increased Speed Limit Legislation Michigan lawmakers have enacted legislation that allows for motorists to increase their speed on many of the state’s roadways. Public Act 445, passed in late 2016,…
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Debt Relief Blog

Debt Relief Blog

Covers bankruptcy and other debt relief options, along with insights and commentary on student loans and other major regulatory updates. By the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC .

http://www.goldenbergfirm.com/Debt-Relief-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 6

    Firstmark Services Changes Payment Allocations on Student Loan

    Firstmark Services Changes Payment Allocations on Student Loan
    The process of paying off student loans can be confusing. Between changing interest rates and varying principal balances, it can be difficult to determine how to best navigate paying off multiple loans in a timely and effective mater.…
  • Oct 25

    Failure to Disclose Interest on Collection Letter Violates FDCPA

    Failure to Disclose Interest on Collection Letter Violates FDCPA
    Consumer law can be difficult to parse out, not just for the average person, but for courts as well. An appeals decision by a second circuit court in the case of Avila v. Riexinger & Associates is but one in a string of cases…
  • Oct 20

    National Collegiate Student Loan Trust Lawsuit Defense

    National Collegiate Student Loan Trust Lawsuit Defense
    Student loans with National Collegiate Trust If debt collectors are calling, sending letters, or you're facing a lawsuit in court, it's important to understand the recent developments that could affect your legal rights and possible…
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