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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 litigatio...

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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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Avoid These Mistakes When Disputing Credit Report Errors

hand holding an error sign, credit repairConsumers have the right to dispute incorrect information contained in their credit reports, but it is important that consumers follow the right procedures when disputing these errors to achieve sa...

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How to Survive Driving in the City

cars running in city street, car accident lawyerFor drivers who are not used to busy streets, traffic jams, bumper-to-bumper congestion, a continuous array of traffic signals and signs, and large numbers of bicyclists an...

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Can Late Payments Be Reported After Bankruptcy Is Filed?

bankrupt words on blocks, fcra attorneyThere are certain guidelines that creditors must follow when a consumer files bankruptcy and it is a violation of the FCRA for creditors to report negative activity that occurred after the bankruptc...

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New Alert System Prevents Kids from Being Left Out in the Cold

baby sleeping in a car seat, injury lawyerAuto manufacturers have developed a new radio-based auto sensor that detects the presence of an unattended child left in a car and sends warning alerts to parents. The auto technology s...

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Who Pays for Research-Related Injuries

a female doing a clinic research, personal injury lawyerClinical research studies can pose risks such as illness, injury, adverse reactions, and even death to participants. Although most research-related study sponsors are willing to p...

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Pedestrian Barriers Make Their Way to the Strip

pedestrian barriers on street, las vegas accident lawyerRecently, the first phase of pedestrian barriers was installed on the Las Vegas Strip to prevent motor vehicles from crashing into pedestrians. In 2017, Nevada saw the highest numb...

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Who Is Looking at Your Credit Score?

a top secret stamp, credit repairEntities with a legitimate interest can access an individual's credit report and score, but the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulates the reasons entities that may access this informatio...

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What You Should Know About the Recent Equifax Data Breach

data securityFrom May to July of 2017, a security breach at Equifax compromised the personal and financial information of 145.5 million consumers exposing Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, drivers licenses, addresse...

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