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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

Protecting Central Florida Consumers Rights Lawyer Bob Murphy

  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 widens, many more middle income …

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Government Enforcement Proceeding Against Fake Consumer Advocates

November 19, 2014 The Florida Attorney General together with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed enforcement actions against Consumer Collection Advocates, Corp., and Michael Robert Ettus, CCA Principal, for allegedly targeting consumers who were victims of previous consumer frauds or scams. In return for upfront payments and a percentage of any recovery, the company contracted with these victims, guaranteeing to …

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Attorney Murphy Speaks on Top Ten Senior Consumer Fraud Scams

November 17, 201  On Monday, November 17, 2014, Attorney Murphy was the guest speaker at the Retired Educators Social Club in Boca Raton, Florida on the topic “Top Ten Senior Consumer Fraud Scams.”  The presentation included a comprehensive review of the rising wave of consumer fraud which specifically targets senior citizens including internet, door-to-door and automobile dealer fraud. See how …

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Florida Class Action Attorney Robert Murphy Speaks In Tampa

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.  Attorney Murphy has been appointed …

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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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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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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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