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Consumer Fraud Attorney Robert Murphy is a trial lawyer who practices in the area of consumer litigation throughout the State of Florida. Florida Consumer Rights LawyerIn his nearly twenty-five years of practice, Florida Consumer Rights Lawyer, Robert Murphy has actively litigated cases under almost every aspect of the federal and Florida consumer protection laws. He has acted as lead counsel in the litigation of those cases both individually and on a class basis in almost every venue in Florida.

Florida Attorney Bob Murphy

Bob is a graduate of Wake Forest University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 1984. In 1987, Mr. Murphy received his Juris Doctorate at the University of Florida at the early age of 23. At the time, Mr. Murphy was one of the youngest lawyers in the state of Florida.

He is a member of the Florida and Georgia Bars and is authorized to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Florida, the Middle District of Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Since 2001, he has been a member of the Consumer Protection Law Committee of The Florida Bar and has served as Chairperson in 2004 and 2006.

Mr. Murphy is an active consumer rights attorney member in the National Association of Consumer Advocates since November, 1999 and regularly attends conferences and seminars sponsored by the organization. He has had the distinction of lecturing to attorney groups on commercial and consumer law issues nationally and on a statewide basis.

Mr. Murphy has been involved in numerous individual and class action consumer rights cases involving violations Fort Lauderdale auto fraud attorneyof federal and state consumer protection laws including the following published decisions: Owens v. Samkle Automotive, Inc., 425 F.3d 1318 (11th Cir.2005) [landmark odometer act decision]; Cannon v. Metro Ford, 242 F. Supp. 2nd 1322 (S.D. Fla. 2002) [auto fraud/truth in lending]; Brown v. SCI Funeral Services of Florida, Inc., 212 F.R.D. 602 (S.D. Fla. 2003) [class action certification of 9,000 members in truth in lending class action]; Martinez v. Rick Case Cars, 278 F. Supp. 2nd 1371 (S.D. Fla. 2003) [auto fraud/truth in lending]; Hobbs v. BH Cars, Inc., 2004 WL 124283 (S.D. Fla. 2004) [odometer fraud]; Tyrell v. Robert Kaye & Associates, P.A., 223 F.R.D. 686 (S.D. Fla.2004) [class certification in FDCPA action].  Fair Debt Collection Practices Act 

Consumer Fraud Lawyer, Robert Murphy has a personal philosophy of advancing the consumer rights of Americans through both courtroom advocacy and the education of families and individuals concerning the consumer protection laws. In most instances, Mr. Murphy is retained under a “results obtained” or “contingency fee” arrangement. The terms of engagement, however, of the Law Office of Robert W. Murphy, Esquire depend on the circumstances of the client and the nature of the claim(s) involved.Consumer Fraud Lawyer FL

Class Action Lawsuit Against Mitsubishi For Defective Commercial trucks

The Law Office of Robert W. Murphy together with co-counsel recently filed a class action in New Jersey federal court alleging that Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks of America, Inc. (“Mitsubishi”) installed defective emissions control systems in diesel trucks. The lawsuit filed on behalf of a Florida seafood supplier alleges that the so-called “Blue-Tech”® engines installed in commercial trucks were defective. According to …

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

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 their own choice if you …

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

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 to submit a proposed consent …

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

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 approved by the court, would …

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U.S. Defendants Who Allegedly Abetted Fake Debt Collector Calls from India Agree to Settle FTC Charges

Callers Often Posed as Law Enforcement Authorities; Defendants will Be Permanently Barred from Debt Collection, Surrender Ill-Gotten Gains A California man who worked with bogus debt collectors in India has agreed to settle FTC charges that he and his companies deceived and threatened consumers into paying debts that were not owed or that the defendants were not authorized to collect. …

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CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU DEBUTS SPANISH LANGUAGE WEBSITE

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 asked questions. “The CFPB is …

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

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 of thousands of Californians. The …

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

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 Fairness Act would eliminate forced …

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Consumer Financial Protection Attorney Fort Lauderdale

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 halt the operations and to …

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Fair Lending Practices Attorney Robert Murphy

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 markups in auto lending may …

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