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Verizon Class Action and Legal Claims for Overcharges

Posted by Howard Gutman | Jan 09, 2024 | 0 Comments

Title: Verizon Class Action and Legal Claims for Overcharges Introduction: Verizon, one of the largest telecommunications companies in the United States, has faced legal scrutiny and class action lawsuits over allegations of overcharging its customers. These legal actions have stemmed from variou...

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Odometer Tampering and Fraud Claims

Posted by Howard Gutman | Nov 09, 2023 | 0 Comments

When the odometer of a vehicle is misrepresented, it typically involves fraudulent practices related to the vehicle's mileage. This can lead to various claims and legal actions, depending on the jurisdiction and the circumstances of the misrepresentation. Here are some common types of claims and ...

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Home Warranty Claims

Posted by Howard Gutman | Sep 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

Home Warranty Problems and Claims People purchase home warranties for peace of mind, but some have significant problems.  Here are some typical ones, Inconsistent with Promises  There were promises over the phone about coverage but the homeowner finds disclaimers, exclusions, and claim c...

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Lear Gold Coin Deception

Posted by Howard Gutman | Jul 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

News media have suggested that Lear Gold coin advertisements are misleading and fail to candidly reveal substantial commissions charged by the company. Claims have involved misleading sales methods, overcharging even for bullion coins, and their  high commission fees.  Additionally there are all...

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One Main Financial Claims and Defenses

Posted by Howard Gutman | Jun 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

CFPB Orders Installment Lender OneMain to Pay $20 Million for Deceptive Sales Practices Lender pushed employees to hit sales targets and illegally withheld refunds MAY 31, 2023 WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered installment lender OneMain Financial t...

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New Jersey Bait and Switch Administrative Regulations

Posted by Howard Gutman | Jun 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

New Jersey Bait and Switch Claims  Legal Definitions  Section 13:45A-26A.4 – Bait and switch (a) The following motor vehicle advertising practices constitute “bait and switch” and are prohibited and unlawful: 1. The advertisement of a motor vehicle as part of a plan or scheme not to sell or...

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Types of Used Car Fraud

Posted by Howard Gutman | Jun 01, 2023 | 0 Comments

When it comes to used car fraud, there are several common types of scams and fraudulent practices that consumers should be aware of. These include: Odometer Fraud: This occurs when the seller manipulates the mileage reading on a vehicle to make it appear less driven and more valuable tha...

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Odometer Fraud

Posted by Howard Gutman | Jun 01, 2023 | 0 Comments

Odometer fraud, also known as “clocking,” refers to the unlawful practice of altering or tampering with the mileage reading of a vehicle's odometer to make it appear as if the vehicle has traveled fewer miles than it actually has. The purpose of odometer fraud is usually to increase the resale va...

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Debt Consolidation Problems

Posted by Howard Gutman | May 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

Some consumers may hire debt consolidation companies.  However, there is a high rate of dissatisfaction.   Here are some common problems.  1. Does the contract square with the promises. A company may suggest that your debts will be paid but the contract does not obligate them to do that.  Broad p...

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Lawsuit against Used Car Dealer

Posted by Howard Gutman | Apr 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

State Files Lawsuit Against Used Car Dealer  The New Jersey Attorney General filed a lawsuit against two “Buy Here-Pay Here” auto dealerships and their owner for allegedly unconscionable and deceptive lending practices. The complaint alleges that defendants sold high-mileage, used autos at grossl...

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Common Mistakes Handling Fraud Claims

Posted by Howard Gutman | Jun 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

1. Not Clearly Explaining the Claim The defendant is involved in a fraud and you provide a complicated explanation that the Court does not fully understand. Your claim is likely to be dismissed (probably with leave to re-file once). See www.ricolawyer.org 2. Assuming that justice will be done Ma...

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Welcome to Our Blog

Posted by Howard Gutman | Jan 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

This site contains material about laws, cases, and claims under the lemon law and other statutes.  We offer a free telephone consultation so please contact us if you are having problems with a defective vehicle.  Here is an overview. 1. Requirements under Lemon Law “I think my car is a lemon.”  ...

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