Attorney Murphy fight against forced arbitration – Legal Right to Day in Court

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Sen. Franken Leads Charge to Protect Legal Right to Day in Court Senator Reintroduces Legislation to Restore Consumers, Workers, and Small Businesses’ Right to Seek Justice through Courts WASHINGTON, D.C. [05/07/13]—Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) reintroduced legislation that would restore consumers, workers, and small businesses’ right to seek justice through the courts. The Arbitration… Read More »

Consumer Financial Protection Attorney Fort Lauderdale

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CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU TAKES ACTION AGAINST TWO COMPANIES FOR CHARGING ILLEGAL DEBT-RELIEF FEES WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today filed a complaint in a federal district court in New York against two debt-relief service providers that allegedly charged consumers illegal advance fees for debt-settlement services. The Bureau is seeking to… Read More »

Fair Lending Practices Attorney Robert Murphy

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CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU TO HOLD AUTO LENDERS ACCOUNTABLE FOR ILLEGAL DISCRIMINATORY MARKUP Bureau Provides Guidance on Fair Lending Practices to Indirect Auto Lenders WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a bulletin explaining that certain lenders that offer auto loans through dealerships are responsible for unlawful, discriminatory pricing. Potentially discriminatory… Read More »

Murphy Law litigates claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

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FTC Approves Final Order Settling Charges Against Equifax Information Services LLC Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Equifax Information Services, LLC  violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) and Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act by improperly selling lists of millions of… Read More »

Fair Debt Collection Attorney Murphy Law

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Fair Debt Collection Defense Lawyer for collection agency sanctioned and ordered to pay damages assessed against his client. In the recent decision in Anchondo V. Dunn, 2013 WL 599798 (10th Cir., Feb. 19, 2013), the Tenth Circuit affirmed the award of sanctions by the District of New Mexico against defense counsel Steven R. Dunn (“Attorney… Read More »

Consumers should check their Credit Reports for errors

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Credit Report Errors A Federal Trade Commission study of the U.S. credit reporting industry found that five percent of consumers had errors on one of their three major credit reports that could lead to them paying more for products such as auto loans and insurance. Overall, the congressionally mandated study on credit report accuracy found… Read More »

Vehicle Dealers Indicted in Philadelphia for Odometer Fraud

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Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 18, 2013 Used Motor Vehicle Dealers Indicted in Philadelphia for Odometer Tampering Odometer Fraud A federal grand jury in Philadelphia unsealed an indictment yesterday charging Kyle Novitsky, 45, and Judith Aloe, 52, both of North Miami Beach, Fla., with making false odometer statements,… Read More »

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 »