Breach of Implied Warranty is a hot topic in the area of consumer litigation. There have been many recent developmental changes in this area. This cause of action is not always understood and is often forgotten. However, it is a valuable cause of action that can help strengthen your auto case and your chances of prevailing in settlement or trial.
Strategy: Structuring and Plotting the Case
This webinar will show you how to identify the cases when revoking acceptance is an appropriate remedy for your clients. It will also discuss the steps pre- and post-revocation to assist your clients with obtaining a resolution from the dealership. This webinar is geared to individuals who already have knowledge about deceptive automobile sales practices.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) applies to consumer reporting agencies (CRAs), which includes resellers. Attendees will learn about consumers’ FCRA rights and remedies against resellers. Attendees will also learn how to issue spot for potential reseller cases and how to litigate against resellers. The presentation will discuss discovery tactics in reseller cases and litigation strategy.
When defending a debt defense case, it’s important to be aware of the unique challenges that arise in cases dealing with third party debt creditors vs. first party creditors and to tailor the defense accordingly. Learn effective pre-trial negotiations tactics and trial strategies to defend
clients against first and third party creditors.
What You Will Learn
Bankruptcy is a confusing, rule driven area of law. It’s also an area most civil litigators know little about. In this webinar, we will discuss ways to protect yourself and your client when a bankruptcy is threatened, or even when a bankruptcy stops your case short. You’ll learn what to do to preserve your clients’ claims and your attorney’s fees, as well as how to navigate unfamiliar waters confidently when your practice intersects with bankruptcy law.
What You Will Learn
Many consumers feel growing concern about their privacy. As news stories on data breaches emerge almost weekly, consumers are anxious about which of their information is out there and who can see it. An increasing number of consumers closely monitor their credit report to find out who is looking at their credit. This webinar will teach lawyers to identify when access to a consumer’s credit report is permissible and when such access gives rise to claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) is one of the most effective tools that any consumer practitioner can use when dealing with mortgage servicers. The Request for Information (RFI) and Notice of Error (NOE) process can serve as a vital discovery tool, a sword to attack a mortgage servicer when errors are made.
Interacting with the web of private student loan debt holders and debt collectors continues to be a developing part of practice for consumer attorneys. To litigate this area of law, one needs to keep up to date with the latest news in defending claims by the National Collegiate Student Loan Trust (NCSLT), Transworld Systems, and AES.
As of September 2016, more than 75 percent of Americans lived paycheck to paycheck. Many turn to online lending to cover unexpected costs. Pew Charitable Trusts found that online payday loans are “designed to promote renewals and long-term indebtedness,” and that these loans often “result in unauthorized withdrawals, disclosure of personal information, and threats against borrowers.”
- The Da Vinci Code—How to Read and Understand Mortgage Life of Loan Histories using Black Knight’s LoanSphere Magnified MSP
- Reg X Claims: The Unqualified Written Request
- RESPA 101: Drafting Effective Requests for Information and Notices of Error
Why These Videos Are Helpful
Are you interested in litigating Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) cases, as implemented through Regulation X?