Consumer Rights Blog

Judge Rules That Class Action Can Proceed Against Company that Allegedly Sold Inaccurate Tenant Eviction Reports

A federal judge recently ruled in favor of Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., and our client in a class action lawsuit against RealPage, Inc., a Texas-based consumer reporting agency that sells tenant screening reports, which include information about a tenant’s evictions, to landlords and property managers. As a result of the court’s ruling, the lawsuit can

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., Files Class Action Lawsuit Against National Tenant Screening Company for Violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., recently filed a class action lawsuit in Minnesota federal court against MRI Software, a national tenant screening company, alleging it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by selling inaccurate tenant screening reports to landlords and property managers and by failing to provide tenants legally required disclosures about the sources of the

PayPal Neglects Fraud Victims

PayPal, a global payment website, has recently been under fire for not reimbursing their customers who have been victims of fraud. PayPal is known as a safe and secure website where customers can pay online when buying from marketplaces such as eBay or Etsy. Although PayPal holds a banking license, this does not mean that

What Should I Know About Unemployment Fraud?

As the United States deals with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a startling and disturbing trend is emerging. Reports indicate that there is a significant increase in the number of bogus unemployment claims. With a dramatic increase in the number of the unemployed and a supplement to unemployment benefits from the federal government, scammers are taking

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., Files Class Action Lawsuit Against University of San Diego Seeking Tuition Reimbursement After COVID-19 Forced Classes Online

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., filed a class action lawsuit on October 2 in California federal court against the University of San Diego over the school’s failure to reimburse tuition payments made by its students and others once the school announced on March 12 that it was cancelling in-person classes and shifting to online-only classes due

Class Action Suit Filed for Selling of False Reports About Consumers’ Prescription and Medical Histories

Milliman IntelliScript, a Seattle-based consumer reporting agency that gathers and sells reports about consumers’ prescriptions and medical histories, was sued today in a class action lawsuit filed in Washington federal court. The lawsuit alleges that Milliman IntelliScript violates the U.S. Fair Credit Reporting Act by including false information in its reports on consumers, improperly requiring

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. Facilitates $736,000 Donation to Seattle Homelessness Prevention Program As a Result of Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit Against Consumer Reporting Agency

  Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. recently facilitated a donation of $736,649.24 to the King County Bar Association Housing Justice Project as a result of the settlement of a class action lawsuit in Washington federal court. The lawsuit was filed by Francis Mailman Soumilas on behalf of a Tacoma, Washington man against a consumer reporting agency

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. Partner with Feldman Shepherd in Class Action Lawsuit

An ongoing class action lawsuit brought by Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. and Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP focuses on IKEA’s feeble recall of allegedly dangerous dressers. This topic is also the subject of a recent docuseries that aired on Netflix. docuseries, Broken, highlights larger manufacturers, such as IKEA, who promote eco-friendly products