Attorney Murphy Appointed to Florida Bar Consumer Protection Committee

Attorney Murphy is honored to have been appointed  to the Florida Bar Consumer Protection Committee for the third time by the Florida Bar President John Stewart. On October 17, 2019, Attorney Murphy attended the Fall Meeting of the Committee in Tampa, Florida. As part of the agenda, the Committee discussed the continued needs of Floridians… Read More »

Attorney Murphy Wins Class Certification Against Debt Collector

After extensive briefing and oral argument, on October 3, 2019,  United States District Court Judge Dowell  for the Northern District of Oklahoma granted certification of a class of 17,756 Oklahoma residents against a debt collector, Equinox Collection Services, Inc. (“Equinox”).  In the lawsuit, the named plaintiff alleged that Equinox failed to provide consumers with the… Read More »

Attorney Murphy Named To Board of Florida Justice Technology Center

The Murphy Law Firm is pleased to announce that Attorney Murphy  has been named to the Board of Directors of the Florida Justice Technology Center (“FJTC”).  The FJTC was established by the Florida Bar to create and manage online tools and mobile applications that address the many civil legal needs of Florida’s most vulnerable populations… Read More »

Murphy Law Firm Salutes NCLC’s 5oth Anniversary

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the National Consumer Law Center (“NCLC”), a public interest law firm which provides many resources to civil legal aid and private attorneys representing American consumers harmed by unlawful business practices. The talented lawyers of the National Consumer Law Center provide policy analysis, advocacy, litigation, expert witness services, and… Read More »

Attorney Murphy Recognized By Florida Supreme Court

On February 7, 2019, Chief Justice Canady of the  Florida Supreme Court honored Attorney Murphy with the Gold Lapel Pin for Pro Bono services in 2018.  Attorney Murphy has been awarded the prestigious honor for eight consecutive years.

Attorney Murphy Addresses NLADA On Auto Fraud

Attorney Murphy provided a presentation on the topic of auto fraud to the Litigation and Advocacy Leaders Conference hosted by the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (“NLADA”) on July 15, 2018. NLADA is the primary training organization for legal aid offices in the United States. Attorney Murphy provided a “Primer on Auto Fraud” to… Read More »

Attorney Murphy Addresses Texas Bar on Auto Repossesion

Attorney Murphy recently spoke at the 13th Annual Advanced Consumer and Commercial Law Course in Austin, Texas on the topic of “Top Five Things a Consumer Lawyer Should Know About Article 9.”   The presentation reviewed recent technological developments in automobile recovery by lenders and the corresponding increase in violence and abuse by recovery agents.  According… Read More »

CANDY CRUSH LOST LIVES CLASS ACTION SURVIVES MOTION TO DISMISS

Since the introduction of I-Phones, Americans have enjoyed – some would say become addicted- to the ubiquitous game applications such as Bejeweled and Angry Birds. Such games have become extremely profitable for developers for both in game fees and advertising. Not surprising, game users have found that the businesses hosting such games have found ways… Read More »

Ocwen Sued For Mortgage Servicing Misconduct

Earlier  this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sued one of the country’s largest nonbank mortgage loan servicers, Ocwen Financial Corporation, and its subsidiaries for failing borrowers at every stage of the mortgage servicing process. The Bureau alleges that Ocwen’s years of widespread errors, shortcuts, and runarounds cost some borrowers money and others their… Read More »