Did You Receive a Debt Collection Letter Like This in the Mail?

a mail letter, fdcpa lawyerDebt collectors who utilize deceptive practices in collections letters violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and can be held liable for their actions. The FDCPA protects consumers from abusive...

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Street Racing: A Fast and Furious Road to Injuries and Death

street racing, sport car, accident lawyerCities across the country, including Las Vegas, are experiencing a rise in illegal street racing that's putting thousands of people in the hospital each year from serious injuries and fata...

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Losing Evidence Could Be Detrimental to Your Credit Report

a reportFailing to provide evidence to prove that an error is real and that actual harm has been caused can result in losing disputes with credit bureaus about inaccuracies on credit reports. It is common for credit bureaus to "lose...

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Who Is Liable for Injuries at the Gym?

gym center view, personal injury lawyerGym injuries caused by negligence may be covered under premises liability claims under certain conditions.

Common Gym Injuries

Liability for injuries at...

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New Rules for Medical Debt Reporting Could Impact Millions of Consumers

Image of a credit reportNew rules regarding the reporting of medical debt on credit reports could benefit tens of millions of consumers. Under the changes, credit bureaus are required to wait 180 days before placing any unpaid medical bil...

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Deathproof Cars Could Be on the Roads by 2020 [infographic]

Volvo, the well-known Swedish automaker, is planning to launch a series of self-driving, deathproof vehicles by 2020. With the help of autonomous technologies, the company is promising no serious injuries or fatalities in their cars or SUVs. Volvo has always promoted vehicle safety through car design that focuses on injury prevention, but the announcement of deathproof vehicles is a first.

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It’s Time to Get a Grip on Hot Tub Accidents

a hot tub, slip and fall lawyers provide relaxation and health benefits, but serious injuries can occur if proper safety measures are not taken to prevent accidents.

Hot Tub Safety

Many p...

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When Dementia Patients Wander [infographic]

Dementia patients who wander away from nursing homes face significant injury and fatality risks due to external dangers and cognitive impairments. Elopement, when a dementia patient wanders out of a home or nursing facility and does not return, is considered the most dangerous type of wandering with a higher risk of serious injuries and death.

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Pending Bill Would Allow Debt Collection Attorneys to Abuse Consumers

attorney pointing to a law suit paperThe provisions within HR 4550 sponsored by Representatives Gonzalez and Mooney would exempt attorneys from the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and remove oversight of lawyers engaged in litig...

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Air Guns Can Kill

air gun, personal injury lawyerAir guns are responsible for thousands of accidental injuries numerous fatalities each year in the United States. BB and pellet guns often cause permanent eye injuries, deep puncture wounds that leave nerve d...

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