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Month: November 2017

Posted on November 27, 2017 in
Consumers searching for student loan debt relief solutions should be wary of outlandish promises and claims that don’t stand up to scrutiny. These scams can damage an individual’s credit, drain savings accounts and leave borrowers owing more money to creditors. Operation “Game of Loans” Debt relief scams targeting student loan borrowers have reached a critical...
Posted on November 22, 2017 in
Victims of injuries that occur in the homes of friends or family members can file injury claims and seek compensation for damages under the homeowner’s insurance policy. Household Injuries In the U.S., over 10 million people end up in hospital emergency rooms due to household injuries every year. Injuries that occur in the home account...
Posted on November 15, 2017 in
Advances in technology do not shield creditors from their responsibilities and potential liability for violating consumer rights under the terms of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. These responsibilities include notifying consumers in a timely and secure manner that protects their privacy. Email Isn’t Good Enough Many creditors are resorting to the use of emails...
Posted on November 15, 2017 in
Installing safe holiday lighting and following fire safety tips for decorating can prevent fires that result in serious injuries and significant property damages during the holiday season. If you or a family member was seriously injured in an accident, call a Las Vegas injury lawyer at Cogburn Law Offices today for a free case consultation. (Article...
Posted on November 13, 2017 in
Las Vegas is testing smart technology functions that will provide benefits to the city. The downtown district is a testing center where multiple city programs are being tested for technology benefits. Smart Technology Benefits The Las Vegas City Council has established a downtown area called the Innovation District to serve as a testing zone for...
Posted on November 9, 2017 in
Prompt action including the issuance of fraud alerts and contacting creditors is essential when identity theft happens. In 2016, it was estimated that 15.4 million consumers were victims of identity theft. These crimes cost consumers nearly $16 billion. This was a significant increase over the 13.1 million consumers and $15.3 billion that was lost in...
Posted on November 6, 2017 in
New “smart tires” use special sensors and compressors to control tire pressure and help tires adapt to different road conditions. These advanced technologies can help to prevent car accidents that result in injuries and fatalities. Smart Tire Technologies Continental Tires, a leading tire manufacturer, has been engineering award-winning tire technologies since 1871. As a name...