November

Blog Posts in November, 2016

  • Wells Fargo Settles TCPA Class Action

    Wells Fargo Bank recently settled a class action lawsuit that alleged they called plaintiffs on their cell phones through an automatic telephone dialing system without permission, violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The calls were ...
  • The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court’s summary judgment in favor of a defendant regarding the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which requires that a debt collector must send a consumer notice about specific ...
  • Hope For Student Debtors?

    Unlike other types of debt, student loans are notoriously known for being near impossible to discharge, with the debtor given the burden of proving that repaying the loan would cause “undue hardship”. A recent court case, however, has ...
  • Trash and Lock Out - Banks Try to Bypass the Law

    If you miss a couple of mortgage payments, there are a few things a bank can legally do – from changing the locks with a court order to sending someone to check if the property has been abandoned. However, banks commonly engage in the illegal ...