CAR BUYERS RECEIVE HELP FROM FTC

During the last two decades, Attorney Murphy has been litigating against unscrupulous car Florida dealers from the Panhandle to the Keys. The variety of fraudulent conduct has ranged from the commonplace “five-finger fan” practice of hiding the terms of a contract with the spread of a palm to the less common but more extreme misconduct of selling cars hashed… Read More »

Federal Action Against Student Loan Servicing Abuse

In recent months, the public has becoming increasing  aware that student loan collectors and servicers have been engaging in unfair practices with the respect to the collection of defaulted student loans.   Under the United States Department of Education contracts with third-party debt collectors,  the collectors are given the responsibility for both collecting defaulted student loans… Read More »

Attorney Robert Murphy presents at the annual Student Legal Services Section Conference

On July 19, 2016, Attorney Murphy presented on the topic of “Assisting Financially Distressed Students” at the annual Student Legal Services Section Conference, National Legal Aid and Public Defenders Association (“NLADA”) in Iverness, Florida. The Section is composed of legal professionals who work in college student legal services offices throughout the country NLADA is America’s… Read More »

Protecting Central Florida Consumers Rights Lawyer Bob Murphy

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  CLSMF: Protecting Central Florida Consumers’ Rights   2015 First Quarter E-Newsletter   A Message From CLSMF Advocacy Director and Deputy Director, Kimberly Sanchez Consumer protection laws provide individuals with a way to fight back against abusive business practices. Most of these abusive business practices target the elderly, disabled and very poor. However, as the justice gap… Read More »

Florida Class Action Attorney Robert Murphy Speaks In Tampa

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Robert Murphy was Panel Member on the topic  “The Nexium Conundrum: Class Action Standing Under Article III,” at the Class Action Symposium, hosted by the National Consumer Law Center,  in Tampa on November 9, 2014.  Attorney Murphy discussed the challenges to class action practice presented by constitutional attacks to both class representative and class member standing. … Read More »

Consumer Rights Attorney in Fort Lauderdale Interviewed On Forced Arbitration by Money Talks News.

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Robert Murphy Consumer Rights Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Experts in the video say, forced arbitration is used by companies to prevent them from being sued by you. They do this by adding language into their contracts – often in very tiny print – that requires the signer to submit to an arbitration process of… Read More »

CFPB takes action to stop Florida company from engaging in illegal debt-relief practice

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Unfair Debt Collection Attorney Fort Lauderdale, Florida The Bureau alleges company’s conduct is abusive and deceptive WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today filed a complaint in a federal district court against a Florida debt-relief company that misled consumers across the country and charged illegal fees for their services. The Bureau plans… Read More »

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU TAKES ACTION TO STOP FLORIDA COMPANY FROM ENGAGING IN ILLEGAL DEBT-RELIEF PRACTICE

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Bureau Alleges Company’s Conduct is Abusive and Deceptive WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today filed a complaint in a federal district court against a Florida debt-relief company that misled consumers across the country and charged illegal fees for their services. The Bureau plans to submit a proposed consent order that, if… Read More »

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU DEBUTS SPANISH LANGUAGE WEBSITE

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CFPB en Español Features Mobile Capability and Answers to Consumers’ Common Financial Questions WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched its Spanish language website. The website, which is optimized for mobile use, provides access to essential consumer resources such as how to submit a consumer complaint and answers to consumers’ frequently… Read More »

Attorney General Announces Suit Against JPMorgan Chase for Fraudulent and Unlawful Debt-Collection Practices

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Fraudulent and Unlawful Debt-Collection Practices  Attorney General Kamala D. Harris of California Announces Suit Against JPMorgan Chase for Fraudulent and Unlawful Debt-Collection Practices. LOS ANGELES — Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today filed an enforcement action against JPMorgan Chase & Co. (Chase) alleging that the bank engaged in fraudulent and unlawful debt-collection practices against tens… Read More »