Wednesday, November 29, 2017

"US Pilot Program Targets Unfixed Recalls"

Does your vehicle have a recall issued for it? One in four vehicles on American roads today do. Now a US pilot program in Maryland is targeting those unfixed recalls by providing additional notices to drivers. Find out if you are affected, and what to do if you have unfixed recalls on your vehicle.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Assembly Line Student Loan Debt Collections Called Into Question

Student loan debt collection lawsuits crowd local courtrooms across the country. But when mega-firms use assembly line tactics to push cases into court, mistakes happen. That can leave well-meaning borrowers at a loss to fight back against claims they don’t even owe. Now the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has stepped in, but a settlement designed to protect consumers could fall apart in court.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

What to Expect In Your Toxic Tort Personal Injury Lawsuit

Your lawyer has told your that you suffered something called a “toxic tort”. Find out what that means, and what you can expect in your toxic tort personal injury lawsuit.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Don’t Fall for Yo-Yo Financing Schemes: Know the Warning Signs

If you ever listen to the radio, you have probably heard car dealership commercials for “0% financing” or “sign and drive” events. For poor consumers or those with bad credit, these deals can seem too good to be true. They often are. Learn what to watch for to avoid yo-yo financing schemes and make sure you don’t lose that new car.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Senate Undercuts Consumer Protection Rules Against Mandatory Arbitration

For years, consumers have used class action lawsuits to fight back against large corporations, banks, and predatory lenders who break the law. But the U.S. Senate recently passed a bill restoring the mandatory arbitration clauses in most consumer contracts, creating obstacles for consumer protection efforts and cutting off access to the courts.