Tag Archives: consumer protection

How to Stop Harassing Creditor Phone Calls

Having what seems like insurmountable amount of debt can be a stressful experience, especially when you have unscrupulous creditors calling day and night harassing and insulting you in an effort to get you to pay. Some may even go as far as threatening you with violence. The good news is that the federal Fair Debt […]

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Our Founding Attorney Kenneth Hiller’s Latest Interview

In this segment of our founding attorney, Kenneth Hiller’s latest interview, he discusses his firm’s Consumer Law Department as well as some of the different types of cases his firm handles. If you’re being sued or abused by a debt collection agency or creditor or bank, have discovered errors on your credit report and or have […]

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Can My Creditors Sue Me and How Can I Fight Them?

A creditor may use several means to try and collect a debt from a debtor. Some ways, such as harassing calls, are prohibited by law. However, one of the main means of debt collection is through the creditor filing a lawsuit against the debtor. It is important to know who your creditors are, and how […]

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TCPA And Healthcare Messages

In attempting to protect consumers from harassing calls made by businesses and other organizations through the passing of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Congress recognized that in some instances, consumers may need to receive calls from some organizations. As a result, there are several exemptions to the regulations of the TCPA for some entities […]

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FCC Clarifies Federal Government Is Not A Person Under TCPA

Earlier this month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a declaratory ruling regarding the applicability of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) to government calls and calls made by contractors on behalf of government agencies and officials.  This declaratory ruling was as a result of petitions by three contractors who made calls on behalf of the […]

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What If A SmartPhone App Could Block RoboCalls?

Not only is it terribly annoying when an automated machine hocking unwanted good or services calls your cell phone, it is also illegal under the Telemarketing Sales Rule and other federal laws like the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. While there are many ways to put a stop to unsolicited calls, such as placing your phone […]

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The Magnuson-Moss Act: The Federal Lemon Law Protecting Consumers Against Auto Fraud

A “lemon law” is a statute that provides the buyer of an automobile certain remedies if the vehicle has a defect that impairs or seriously impacts its use, value, or safety and that cannot be fixed within a specified period.  Such statutes exist to protect consumers on both federal and state levels.  On the federal […]

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