I was asked how to sue a furnisher of information for reporting false data on a persons credit report. This person (Billy) pulled his credit and has four accounts from Midland on his consumer credit report. He needs to sue them, right? Wrong. This is a misconception that most credit experts and lawyers have. First…Details
All, Often I get asked if the collectors care that we are suing them for FDCPA, TCPA and FCRA. Some believe this is the “cost of doing business” and the collectors have this cost built into their business model. This may be true but… Like any business, collectors what to maximize profits and lower costs.…Details
I am working on a lawsuit and ran across this section of somebody else’s lawsuit and thought it might interest you: Credit reporting constitutes an attempt to collect a debt. See, e.g., Rivera v. Bank One, 145 F.R.D. 614, 623 (D.P.R. 1993)(a creditor’s report of a debt to a consumer reporting agency is a “powerful…Details
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is a great tool to stop unwanted cell phone calls or texts. If somebody calls your cell phone without your prior consent, they are violating the TCPA. Also, think about debt collectors. When they call your cell phone, they almost certainly are violating the TCPA. The only way they can call…Details
Webrecon is a company that tracks FDCPA, FCRA and TCPA lawsuits. If you end up in their database, you are a lot less likely to get sued by a slack ass debt collector. That is another advantage to suing a collector if they have violated your rights. Here are the Webrecon numbers: Sorry, it is…Details
Should we use drones to kill citizens without a trial?
Your government thinks so.
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Hi all, I am not convinced that I get all of the comments that you have been posting. If you post a comment and it does not show up after a day or so, please email me – firstname.lastname@example.org. As you know, I just updated the website and there are some consequences. The dates on…Details
Here is a quick chat about statutory and actual damages.
I was on the phone with a lawyer this morning and she seemed to be confused. Perhaps she was testing me.
Either way, I wanted to discuss this with you and make sure you understand.
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