One of our firm’s primary practice areas is the representation of consumers in actions brought under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and state fair debt collection laws. We handle such cases on both an individual and class action basis. Due to the prevalence and magnitude of unfair and abusive debt collection practices (one of the most frequent complaints by consumers according to the FTC), our firm has established a website specifically dedicated to fair debt collection issues and legal developments.
One of our firm’s primary practice areas is fair credit reporting litigation. Our firm regularly handles cases brought under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act arising from credit report inaccuracy, invasion of privacy and otherwise unfair credit reporting practices by banks, lenders, consumer reporting agencies and users of consumer credit. We handle such cases both on an individual and class action basis. Due to the prevalence and magnitude of credit reporting inaccuracy and increasing number of privacy breaches, our firm sponsors a website dedicated specifically to addressing credit reporting litigation and issues, for both consumers and attorneys alike.
False and Unfair Background Checks
Everyday people get denied or delayed employment because of a background check that is wrong or illegal. Our firm helps consumers who have been delayed, denied or lost jobs as a result of inaccurate or unfair background checks. This includes cases where the background check is wrong or contains inaccurate information, or not up to date, as well as where our clients were not properly noticed of their rights.
Consumer Class Actions
Sometimes a consumer rights violation is so widespread it affects hundreds or thousands of people, and the only way to truly obtain relief is to bring a class action. Our firm represents many classes of consumers who have had their rights violated by irresponsible corporate and industry practices.
Harassing Robocalls and Texts
Our firm represents consumers who have been subjected to repeated robo-harassment, both calls and texts.
Identity Theft/ Invasion of Privacy/Data Breach-Unfortunately, due to a proliferation of consumer information out on the web, coupled with a failure by so many institutions to safeguard consumer data, identity theft and data breaches are rampant. Our firm represents consumers who have been the victims of identity theft, have had their personal information compromised as a result a data breach or whose privacy has been invaded.
More and more tenants are denied a lease or apartment because of a landlord’s illegal or deceptive act which includes the use of inaccurate background checks. Our firm regularly represents consumers who have been victims of improper tenant screening.
Hidden or Excessive Charges
Whether it is a credit card charge, a cable bill or a cell phone charge, American consumers are constantly being gauged or ripped off by hidden or excessive charges. Please contact us if you think your are being overcharged.
If you know of sensitive or private information relating to corporate wrongdoing that potentially affects the government, or know someone who does, please feel free to reach out to us for a confidential review. Our firm represents whistleblowers through what are known as qui tam actions.
General Unfair Trade Practices or Consumer Fraud
Often, consumers are victimized by a corporate or industry practice that does not fit neatly into a defined subject area of the law. Our firm handles all consumer protection matters. If you are uncertain, please reach out to us for a confidential and free evaluation.