All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Florida’

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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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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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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Happy Thanksgiving from Consumer Fraud Attorney Murphy Law

Happy Holidays from Consumer Attorney Robert Murphy Happy Thanksgiving to all our clients.  Give thanks for all that you have and cherish what really maters in life to you.  Have a safe holiday vacation and enjoy time with your family. Its not what we say about our blessings , but how we use them, is the true measure of our …

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Robert W. Murphy Spoke at Consumer Issues Conference in Wyoming

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. Speakers @ Consumer Issues Conference …

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Johnson & Johnson Settles Consumer Fraud Case with $181M

After a series of legal setbacks across the United States, pharmaceuticals giant Johnson & Johnson announced on Thursday that the company has agreed on a S181M settlement due to their controversial marketing claims on the benefits of their new antipsychotic drug, Risperdal. The settlement will be divided amongst the 36 participating states – including Florida, Arizona, Texas, Colorado and New …

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MAJOR SETTLEMENT AGAINST DEBT COLLECTOR FOR BOGUS MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION COLLECTION       On May 15, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the settlement of an enforcement proceeding against Luebke, Baker & Associates, Inc., Kevin Luebke and other Defendants (“Luebke Collection Agency”) under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”). According to the FTC, the Luebke Collection Agency had allegedly collected …

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ABUSED BY AUTOMATED PHONE CALLS? During the past decade, many businesses — most notably debt collectors — have been using automated telephone systems to communicate with consumers. As a result of increased abuses of consumers, Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. §227, to curtail the use of automated dialers and prerecorded messages to cell phones without …

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Attorney Murphy Speaks at Virginia Trial Lawyers Conference

     On March 30, 2012, Attorney Murphy was the luncheon speaker for the Consumer Lawyer Section at the Virgina Trial  Lawyers Annual Convention at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virgina.  The topic of the presentation was “Emerging Class Action Trends.”  Consumer Fraud Attorney Murphy offered his insight into recent case law developments in class action practice under the Fair Debt Collection Practices …

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Attorney Murphy Honored as Lawyer of the Year

May 17, 2010 Attorney Murphy was honored by Broward County Legal Aid as the Attorney of the Year.   The recognition came after many years of service to low-income  families in Florida in consumer litigation matters.  Click here to read more                           

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