Consumer Protection Articles
What are my rights to credit?
Credit is a major factor in almost everyone’s life in American society today. If you want to buy a house or car, you’ll need good credit. If you … More
Congress Leads in Decreasing Lead Paint
In 2007 the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued more recalls for products with illegal levels of lead paint than it had for the three previous years … More
Whether you are planning your first trip abroad or just a weekend jaunt to the mountains, you should ask yourself whether or not you need travel insurance. Most … More
Is Hiring an Attorney for Debt Consolidation in My Best Interest?
If you are considering debt consolidation, you’re probably feeling stressed and overwhelmed. You may be getting calls from creditors or collection agencies. You … More
How to Make Sure Your Money Goes to a Legitimate Charity
Many Americans enjoy donating to charity each year and many other Americans benefit from their generous donations. However, each year we also hear about … More
What is the Fair Credit Billing Act?
At one point or another, everyone has had problems with billing on an account. Maybe you bought a new dining room table for which your credit card company billed … More
When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney
When you suffer a personal injury in an motor vehicle accident, or due to a manufacturer‘s product defect; or from a medical error or malpractice, it is easy to … More
Dangerous Drugs and Product Liability Law
It is difficult for a consumer to adequately assess the safety of a drug before taking it based on limited knowledge. Instead we rely on others such as drug … More
What is the Equal Credit Opportunity Act?
Getting and using credit seems to be an American pastime these days. You can use a credit card to pay for your meals at McDonald’s, and you can rarely make … More
The Truth About the Truth in Lending Act
Since 1968, American consumers have been entitled to clear disclosure of credit terms and costs in lending agreements. It was in 1968 that Congress passed the … More
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