Here’s What to Do When Debt Collectors Break the Law

A law called the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is intended to protect consumers from aggressive debt collectors and agencies. When a debt collector violates this law, he or she faces serious potential consequences. If you’ve been negatively affected by a debt collector’s illegal practices, there are several actions you may take to remedy […]

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How to Tell if a Debt Collector is Breaking the Law

Laws dictate what debt collectors are and aren’t allowed to do. Unfortunately, some debt collectors ignore these laws, harassing and even threatening debtors in the process. If you’ve recently been contacted by a debt collector, it’s important to understand your rights. Review the following list of ways that debt collectors break the law, and immediately […]

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An Overview of Illegal Debt Collection Practices

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is designed to protect consumers by prohibiting unscrupulous debt collection practices. However, this doesn’t always prevent debt collectors from using illegal methods to coerce debtors into making payments. Luckily, when debt collectors violate the FDCPA, affected debtors have several legal options available. With the assistance of a Florida […]

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What is a Class Representative?

A single class action lawsuit can involve thousands of plaintiffs. However, if each of these plaintiffs were to communicate with the court and the other party or parties, things could quickly get out of hand. It is for this reason that each class action lawsuit is initiated by a class representative. A class representative is […]

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Trial Victory

In May 2018, class action attorneys Seth Lehrman and Brad Edwards preserved their trial victory over the Trump organization through a settlement that required the Trump organization to immediately pay $5.4 million. The payout, representing 95% of the total judgment, ended more than four years of litigation, including two appeals, depositions of both Eric Trump […]

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Companies Routinely Violate Workers’ Rights

Have you been denied employment on the basis of a criminal background check or credit check? If so, it is important to know your rights. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) sets national requirements for employment background checks obtained through a third party. If requesting a background check, employers must also provide job applicants with […]

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Members Claim Club Owner Refused to Honor Agreement

Members of Trump National Golf Club Jupiter filed a lawsuit against the Trump entity which operates the club. Trump’s Jupiter Golf Club, LLC recently acquired the golf course, club house and other club facilities from The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club & Spa Jupiter. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. district court in Palm Beach County, alleges that […]

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