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Month: November 2016
Posted on November 24, 2016 in
Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), consumers are protected against unfair, deceptive, and abusive debt collectors. Consumers who are harassed by debt collectors have a right to seek damages through FDCPA violations attorneys. (Article continues below Infographic) ______ The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) was enacted...
Posted on November 23, 2016 in
At-fault drivers who lie do so because they do not want to be financially liable for injuries, vehicle damage, and other accident-related costs. Honesty can be expensive, even when it’s the right thing to do. All too often, the other driver will need to take serious action to prove innocence. The following are some common...
Posted on November 16, 2016 in
Car crashes are frightening experiences, even when they are minor, but a Las Vegas accident lawyer can help victims to navigate the process. The cost of car repairs and medical expenses are often not the only hits to victims’ wallets. Lost wages and legal fees can quickly add up. (Article continues below Infographic) ______ When to...
Posted on November 9, 2016 in
Self-driving cars may possibly be the next wave in safety, fuel efficiency, and traffic reduction, however, scant little attention has been given to how a self-driven car might be insured. Traditional insurance is purchased by the owner and operator of the vehicle (i.e. the person or company) and extends coverage based on the terms of the...
Posted on November 8, 2016 in
The Fair Credit Reporting Act provides multiple protections to consumers for the information that is contained in their credit reports with the three major credit reporting agencies, smaller credit bureaus, and specialty agencies. Under the law, creditors that report information to the credit reporting agencies and the credit reporting agencies themselves must follow some strict...
Posted on November 2, 2016 in
Clark County has a guardianship system for people who become incapacitated and who are no longer able to make important financial and medical decisions for themselves, but there are some bad actors within the system who exploit the people under their care for money. In the county, poor people who are incapacitated are appointed a public guardian who will oversee their care and finances. People who are wealthier and who become incapacitated may have private guardians appointed to oversee them, and there have been some problems involving these private guardians draining the value of estates and taking advantage of the elderly people who are under their supervision.