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Choosing the Right Philadelphia Consumer Rights Attorney

By Consumer Law PA |

When people think about hiring an attorney, they are usually looking for a personal injury attorney after a car accident or a family law attorney after a divorce. Not many people have heard of a consumer rights attorney or understand their rights under consumer protection laws. You may suddenly learn about consumer protection remedies… Read More »

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Essential Questions to Ask When Hiring a Philadelphia Foreclosure Defense Attorney

By Consumer Law PA |

Choosing a Philadelphia foreclosure defense attorney requires careful consideration. You want to verify you hire the right attorney for your particular situation. One of the best ways to narrow down finding the right attorney for your case is to come prepared with a list of questions. You also want to watch for scams. Countless… Read More »

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What is Pennsylvania’s Automobile Lemon Law?

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Pennsylvania has its own Automobile Lemon Law that applies to certain types of vehicles in the state. The lemon law’s premise is to protect consumers from purchasing or leasing a defective car. This law only applies to personal, household, or family vehicles, not commercial ones, motor homes, off-road vehicles, or motorcycles. If you purchase… Read More »

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Avoiding Consumer Scams During the Pandemic

By Consumer Law PA |

Not surprisingly, scammers use the COVID-19 pandemic to find new and innovative ways to thieve money from unsuspecting consumers. It’s important to learn what some of the popular scams are and avoid being taken advantage of by these people. If you believe you’re the victim of a consumer scam, contact a Philadelphia consumer attorney… Read More »

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Does a Debt Collector Have to Give Me an Itemized Bill?

By Consumer Law PA |

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a federal law designed to protect you from unethical and unscrupulous conduct by companies hired to act as debt collectors. A key provision of the FDCPA specifically forbids debt collectors from making “any false, deceptive, or misleading representation” in connection with a debt. For example, a… Read More »

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Do You Know Who Actually Sold You That Defective Used Car?

By Consumer Law PA |

If you have been the victim of used car fraud, you understandably want to hold the underhanded dealer legally accountable for their actions. But this is often easier said than done. For one thing, first you need to identify the party that is legally responsible. Given that automobile dealerships are generally owned by corporations… Read More »

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What Happens When You Sue Someone for Consumer Fraud–And They Do Not Fight Back?

By Consumer Law PA |

Consumers are often reluctant to take legal action against a business that has ripped them off, such as a home contractor, because they fear litigation will be a long and expensive process. While this is true in some cases, there are situations where the defendant business itself is in no position to contest a… Read More »

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Can You Fight a Philadelphia Home Foreclosure?

By Consumer Law PA |

Many Americans are still dealing with unstable work conditions as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep many businesses closed. Not surprisingly, these people are falling behind on all their bills, including a home mortgage. It’s estimated that over 8% of homeowners fell behind in their mortgage payments during the second quarter of 2020. Banks… Read More »

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How to Pursue an Unfair Insurance Claim Denial in Philadelphia?

By Consumer Law PA |

It’s no secret that insurance companies look for ways to avoid paying out a claim to someone, especially in auto accident cases. However, sometimes their push to avoid payment crosses into unfair practices and becomes bad faith. If you believe your insurance claim was wrongfully denied, you need an experienced Philadelphia insurance claim denial… Read More »

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Can a Prospective Employer Use My Credit Report Against Me?

By Consumer Law PA |

Your credit report can affect more than your ability to get a loan. It can also prevent you from getting a job. Prospective employers often use credit or “consumer reports” when making hiring decisions. While this is a legal practice, employers must strictly comply with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) before obtaining… Read More »

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