Tag Archives: consumer protection

The People Are Speaking: Reform Payday Lending!


A recent set of reports from the well-known Pew Charitable Trusts indicates Americans have growing concerns about the payday lending industry and its uprightness (if that is even a word).  In essence, there is a desire for reform and further regulation of payday lending.  Nobody can really deny that payday lending fulfills a void in …

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Pictures Worth Many Words: Harassing Debt Collection


Here is a English-language fotonovela (looks like a comic book) on harassing debt collections.  Quick read (and share) for you.  If you or someone is in need of assistance regarding unfair or harassing debt collection reach out to me or another experienced consumer lawyer in the area.  Best wishes to you..

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Troubling Trump


Most of you have heard the buzz about the lawsuit involving the now-defunct Trump University which was the brainchild and machination of none other than presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump.  As a consumer lawyer I am appalled at some of the things that may have occurred. High pressure sales tactics, encouraging people to …

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The Car Sharks


Vehicles come in many styles, colors, and varieties.  They are bought and sold daily across the United States.  Unfortunately within the thousands of vehicle transactions which occur monthly there are a disturbing number which are doomed to fail.  Failure either due to the vehicle breaking down, the financing “falling through”, failure to deliver title, or …

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Law and Life Blog Turned Four Years Old This Month


Thank you for all of your readership, comments, shares, and other support of the Law and Life Blog.  At times I do not write as often as I would like or should but I hope you find the Blog a source of reference and helpful information.  Injecting humor and humanity-as appropriate-into the thorny issues of …

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Call On Me If…


Note that I am on a bit of a hiatus as you read this message.  Trying to enjoy some downtime with my family and friends and looking to do a bit of travel.  By way of a reminder… Call on me:  if you get a traffic ticket during the holidays…if you have an accident….if you …

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Hunting Season: Are You the Prey?


For many areas of the country I understand it is hunting season.  I am not a game or animal hunter so I can say no more on that topic.  However, there is one type of hunting that never goes out of season

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How Helpful is that BBB Rating? Hmmm…


In doing one’s due diligence before agreeing to do business with a company often involves research of a company’s Better Business Bureau ratings and reviews.  I must admit from time to time when I am handling a case involving a business I will check the BBB ratings and see if there have been any complaints especially unresolved complaints.

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Summer Reading: Short List


As summer marches on and Labor Day becomes a bit closer on the calendar it is a good time to do some brief summer reading.  For those of you who enjoy digital reads and feeding your mind check out these summer briefs which you are invited (and encouraged) to share: Used vehicle flow-chart Car Law: …

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