Robert W. Murphy Spoke at Consumer Issues Conference in Wyoming

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Consumer Fraud Attorney Robert W. Murphy was a recent speaker at the Consumer Issues Conference, Consumer Financial Protection: Who’s in Charge, hosted by the University of Wyoming College of Law in Laramie, Wyoming.  Mr. Murphy spoke at length on recent United States Supreme Court and Circuit Court decisions that have impacted consumer class action litigation…. Read More »

ATTORNEY MURPHY SPEAKS AT AUTO FRAUD CONFERENCE ON ARBITRATION PRACTICE

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Auto Fraud Attorney     Attorney Murphy recently presented on the topic of arbitrating automobile fraud claims at the 2012 Auto Fraud Conference held on Aug. 3-5, 2012 in Clearwater, Florida. The Conference is hosted biennially by the National Association of Consumer Advocates, a Washington DC-based association of over 1800 consumer lawyers. During his informative presentation, Mr. Murphy provided… Read More »

Robert Murphy Consumer Attorney Addresses Dade County Bar Assoc.

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    ATTORNEY MURPHY ADDRESSES THE DADE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION                          ON FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT   On Thursday, June 21, 2012, Attorney Murphy was a presenter for the Dade County Bar Association at the Florida International University College of Law on the topic AUnderstanding and Complying with the Florida and Federal Fair Debt Collection… Read More »

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION OBTAINS MAJOR SETTLEMENT

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MAJOR SETTLEMENT AGAINST DEBT COLLECTOR FOR BOGUS MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION COLLECTION       On May 15, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the settlement of an enforcement proceeding against Luebke, Baker & Associates, Inc., Kevin Luebke and other Defendants (“Luebke Collection Agency”) under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”). According to the FTC, the Luebke… Read More »

APPELLATE VICTORY FOR CONSUMERS

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ABUSED BY AUTOMATED PHONE CALLS? During the past decade, many businesses — most notably debt collectors — have been using automated telephone systems to communicate with consumers. As a result of increased abuses of consumers, Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. §227, to curtail the use of automated dialers and prerecorded… Read More »