Legal Articles, Consumer Rights

The Foreclosure Crisis—Where We Have Been, Where We Are Now and What Lies Ahead

An Overview of the Past, Present and Future of the Foreclosure Crisis

What is a Strategic Default and When is it an Appropriate Decision?

An overview of the strategic default option for distressed mortgage borrowers. This article discusses what is a "strategic default," along with its risks, benefits and consequences to help consumers make an informed decision.

Types of Product Defect-Injury Claims

In this article, you will learn about the three different types of product defect-injury claims: Defectively Manufactured Products, Defectively Designed Products, Failure to Provide Adequate Warnings or Instructions

Wearable Technological Devices: a New Tool in Personal Injury Law

In recent years, wearable technological devices such as the Fitbit have evolved as a popular tool to track steps, miles, calories burned, heart rate, and similar information related to physical activity.

What are your legal rights when you get “catfished” online?

The term “catfishing” was coined by a filmmaker named Nev Schulman in 2010 as the title for his documentary about falling in love with a girl on Facebook who turned out not to be the person she claimed to be online.

How a $20 Parking Ticket Became An $80 Million Liability

“Aggravating” is one way to describe a parking ticket. But when the ticket displays the car owner's name and address, it becomes dangerous, at least according to the Seventh Circuit.

Stopping a Foreclosure Sale by Obtaining a Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction

This article advises on your rights to bring litigation against your lender regarding violations of the California Homeowners Bill of Rights and the various court remedies.

Monthly Mortgage Payments About to Increase for HAMP Recipients

This Article contains information regarding the 2009 Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) and future increased payment adjustments

If My Friends Property is listed as Stolen, Can I Be Held Responsible for pawning it?

Over the past several years, second-hand stores and pawn shops have gained in popularity. Many people are finding out that there is value - sometimes a lot - in things they no longer need or use.

Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act

Summary of FDUTPA, its application, remedies, what and who it protects

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