Blog Archive 2012

Post date: February 24, 2012 - 4:56pm

Yesterday, NACA, along with the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) released...

Post date: March 2, 2012 - 7:38pm

In Washington, D.C., the spin machine is always working.  As a result, on some sides of advocacy issues and public policy debates, one’s relationship with the truth can be a tenuous, easily misplaced or overlooked thing on the way to achieving policy goals.  To be successful in...

Post date: March 16, 2012 - 5:31pm

The problem of force-placed insurance abuses is under increased scrutiny at the federal level.  Recently, Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced...

Post date: March 26, 2012 - 5:03pm

Currently, there exists a unique opportunity for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to develop and build a study that demonstrates the harms suffered by consumers under the closed door practice of forced arbitration.  That the study is happening is significant and positive sign that...

Post date: April 4, 2012 - 2:12pm

According to new research from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Americans 60 and older still owe about $36 billion in student loans.  More than 10 percent of those loans are...

Post date: April 13, 2012 - 6:00pm

For months, consumer and employment attorneys and advocates have been trying to prove a negative – that forced arbitration agreements, block consumer and employee access to justice in that they deter consumers from asserting their rights and exculpate bad actors from truly being held...

Post date: November 7, 2012 - 2:48pm

If you are like millions of other folks out there, you probably have used PayPal online.  The idea is great, but the details just ripped you off today - they stole your legal rights and you probably didn't even know it.

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