The sharp and outright fraudulent business practices of many auto dealerships are well known and are the subject of much consumer litigation. And, as vehicle financing has grown, particularly for sub-prime auto loans, questions of finance company or “holder” liability have become central to auto fraud litigation.
This webinar will cover the following topics that always come up in an auto fraud practice:
Come hear two of NACA’s most knowledgeable members in Lemon Law, Ron Burdge and Scott Kaufman, go beyond the basics and delve into the heart of Lemon Law. This webinar will take you further than the fundamentals. This webinar will address ways to incorporate Lemon Law into your practice, what “substantial impairment” really means, lemon law presumptions, warranties, remedies, and much more. Learn how to make lemonade for you and your client!
Consumer reporting agencies and furnishers often serve “shock and awe” discovery. Proper case evaluation, especially in multi-party litigation, is essential to mapping your discovery plan.You will learn the factors to consider when preparing your discovery strategy and the areas of inquiry for each of the Big 3 CRAs and various creditors.This webinar will cover FCRA case evaluation and discovery, including: interrogatories; request for production of documents; and requests for admission.
The webinar will focus on businesses that hold themselves out to consumers as credit repair organizations, a consumer’s rights under the Act, and available remedies under the Act when an organization fails to meet its requirements.
This Webinar will focus on effective strategies for noticing and taking depositions in FCRA cases. When should depositions be noticed? Where and how should they be noticed? How should they be recorded? What should be the order of witnesses? What are the purposes of the depositions that the plaintiff seeks? What happens when the witness is unprepared or uncooperative? How should you deal with an obstructionist defense attorney? How should you mange deposition exhibits? Are you effectively taking a trial deposition?
FCRA litigator Leonard Bennett provides a detailed walk through of the e-Oscar dispute system created by the national credit reporting agencies to electronically communicate, process and profit from consumer credit reporting disputes. Topics include the origin and current operation of e-Oscar by CRA-owned OLDE, LLC, its business relationship with creditors and other FCRA furnishers, the practical appearance and use of e-Oscar, available documents and discovery from and through e-Oscar and related sources, and reading the documents and information obtained.
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Conference Date: May 1 – 3, 2015