Blog Archive 2014

Post date: January 17, 2014 - 9:54pm

Recent news about the theft of credit and debit card information from customers of Target raises the specter of identity theft.  The sad truth is that anyone may become a victim of identity theft.  And the consequences can be devastating, both emotionally and financially.  However, there is a strong federal law protecting victims of identity theft – the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”).  The FCRA can help victims mitigate or eliminate the consequences of identity theft and get their lives back on track.

Post date: November 25, 2014 - 2:09pm

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the top two days of the year when companies promise the best deals and promotions.  People wait for hours online or brave the bitter cold outside to be the first to retrieve these record-breaking sales. What Amazon, Verizon, Gold’s Gym, Neiman Marcus, JP Morgan Chase, and countless other brand-name companies don’t like to advertise on Black Friday or Cyber Monday is the forced arbitration clause buried in the fine-print of their contracts.