Resort Marketing Group Class Action Lawsuit

Robocall Class Actions - What You Need to Know Resort Marketing Group

We have all seen articles like this and wondered if it is too good to be true? Could the relentless Robocalls you have been subject to translate into an "easy" payoff from an advertised class-action lawsuit? Maybe. The more complicated question…
Illegal Billing Practices

Gather Evidence For Robocall (& Spam Text) Cases

Nobody we've talked to is a fan of robocalls or spam texts.  In fact, if you're like most people, you already have enough going on and don't want to be bothered by robocalls or spam texts taking up your time.  And, of course, none of us probably…
False Allegation

A.I.M. Center, Inc. Settles False Claims Act Fraudulent Billing Allegations for $800,000

The A.I.M. Center, Inc. ("AIM"), which operates a community mental health facility located in Chattanooga, Tenn., has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act ("FCA") and the Tennessee Medicaid…
Fair Debt Collection Practices

Debt Collectors Violate the FDCPA

Debt Collectors Violate the FDCPA By Asking Friends, Family, And Neighbors To Give You A Message According to Court When debt collectors get someone, and sometimes anyone, to answer the phone, they want “debtors” to call them back.  It…
Debit Collections Violations

The Most Common Violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) provides protection against the misuse and misreporting of your credit information. When creditors, collectors, or credit reporting agencies violate the provisions of the FCRA, it can cause a lower credit…
consumer protection

Consumer Protection 101

This guide identifies some of the federal consumer protection laws and gives a general introductory description of the things those laws cover. As a general rule of thumb, if you think a company has acted unfairly or been deceptive, it is possible…
Personal Injury Case Worth

How Much is a Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you're considering filing a personal injury lawsuit over a car accident, slip and fall, or any other kind of injury, you may be wondering, "what is my case really worth?" The answer comes down to determining what your "damages" are -- in…
Consumer Notices

All Debt Collectors Must Give Consumers Notices

All Debt Collectors Must Give Consumers Notices Required by the FDCPA According to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals On July 20, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a lower court’s ruling in an alleged class action over…
Credit Repair Scam

How to Recognize a Credit Repair Scam

Credit repair companies must abide by a federal law called the Credit Repair Organizations Act, 15 U.S.C. Sec. 1679, et seq. If certain companies violate this law, you may be able to file a lawsuit against those companies. Find out how you can…

Reversal of Dismissal of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Cases Creates Circuit Split

On March 11, 2014,the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed two federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA") claims attacking letters sent by collection agencies offering to "settle" debts that had surpassed their statute of limitations.In…
Spam Texting

Text Messaging Companies Pay $3 Million to Settle TCPA Class Settlement for "Spam Texting"

Introduction In a case styled Cullan & Cullan LLC v. M-Qube, et al., Case No. 8:13-cv-00172, pending in the United States District Court of Nebraska, a group of mobile messaging companies have agreed to a $3 million settlement in a class…
Zip Code Collection

ZIP Code Collection Class Action Settlement Approved By Court

ZIP Code Collection On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, a Massachusetts federal judge gave final approval to a class-action settlement between Kohl’s Corp. and a group of consumers who claim the retailer violated their privacy by asking for their…
Illegal Billing Practices

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Settles False Billing FCA Case With the US and State of Illinois

New outlets report that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ("Teva") has agreed to pay the U.S. and Illinois more than $27 million to resolve allegations that its units illegally paid a doctor to prescribe an antipsychotic drug to patients in…