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Month: December 2017

Posted on December 20, 2017 in
Consumers should be cautious when using debt settlement companies that promise the moon but often deliver far less when the negotiations are over. When negotiating with a credit card provider, bank, collection agency, etc., there are some hard truths that consumers should know before buying into the promises that debt settlement companies peddle. The Importance...
Posted on December 19, 2017 in
When small children ingest foreign objects such as toy parts, coins, screws, buttons, magnets, and watch batteries, serious internal injuries and even death often result. Although most small foreign objects pass harmlessly through the gastrointestinal tract, some become lodged, have associated toxicity, or cause damage to organs and tissues and require immediate medical attention. Children...
Posted on December 13, 2017 in
In the early stages of dementia, patients with mild symptoms of the disease may still possess the skills necessary to safely drive, however, patients with moderate or severe dementia should not be allowed to drive. As dementia progresses, impaired cognitive function, memory loss, disorientation and other symptoms can make driving dangerous. Since the progression of...
Posted on December 12, 2017 in
Lenders and the entities they employ are required to adhere to strict guidelines when repossessing a vehicle in Nevada. Otherwise, the repossession may be considered unlawful. Consumers whose vehicle was wrongfully repossessed or who have been subjected to deficiency judgments can pursue claims for damages against the lenders and towing companies responsible. Repossession Requirements in...
Posted on December 7, 2017 in
The Spaghetti Bowl, a highly-traveled freeway interchange, is likely the most dangerous place to drive in Las Vegas. Since its completion in 1968, the Spaghetti Bowl has been linked to serious accidents and injuries from car collisions, rollovers, jackknifed semitrailers, vehicle fires, and explosions. Between 2011 and 2015, the crash rate near the interchange nearly...
Posted on December 4, 2017 in
The CFPB has issued new guidelines aimed at protecting consumers from predatory “urgency fees” that lead consumers to believe that their only option is to pay the fee if they wish to avoid penalties and interest. Such behaviors may be considered unfair, deceptive, or abusive actions (UDAAPs) prohibited by law in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street...
Posted on December 1, 2017 in
Over the last 30 years, at least one hazing death has occurred every year on U.S. college campuses, and some years show multiple deaths on certain campuses. The vast majority of hazing deaths occur in college fraternities and most involve alcohol. Hazing Rituals on College Campuses Every year, college students are injured or killed during...