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Supreme Court Gives Consumers a Rare Win

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It is not often lately that there is news of the United States Supreme Court making a decision that is in favor of consumers. Recently, however, the court did just that, putting limits on big business’ and banks’ ability to try to make class action cases more difficult for consumers. A Common Scenario in… Read More »

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Proposed Rule Will Limit How Many Times a Debt Collector Can Call You

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A common complain that consumers have is that collectors call them too much. Some consumers, desperate for relief, even resort to changing their phone number. A new rule is being proposed, which has opposition from both collection agencies and consumer advocates, that could significantly alter how many times you are contacted by a collection… Read More »

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How Are My Medical Bills Paid Back After an Accident?

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If you are hurt in an accident, the idea of receiving damages for everything that you are going through certainly sounds appealing. However, you probably know that most cases can take time to settle or get to trial. This raises the very big question of how your medical bills will get paid while you… Read More »

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What is a “G Notice” and Why Should You Pay Attention to It?

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If you’ve received any type of collection letter, you’ve probably seen the disclaimer. It has become so standard that you may have even ignored it. It’s the paragraph that reminds you of your rights to dispute a debt, and it is legally required to be written like this: “Unless you notify this office within… Read More »

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Hospital Falls Are Causing Concern

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A hospital is supposed to be somewhere that you go to be safe, and to heal. It is not supposed to be somewhere that you end up more injured than when you came in. Yet, for millions of Americans, that is exactly what happens when they go into the hospital. Falls in Hospitals Are… Read More »

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Supreme Court Set to Resolve Conflict in FDCPA Laws

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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is one of the most powerful consumer statutes that exist. The law provides consumers the ability to sue for damages when debt collectors use methods that are coercive, deceptive, or illegal, in the process of collecting a debt. There are so many ways that debt collectors can… Read More »

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