1897 ABA Journal Consumer Law articles.
Rent-A-Center Inc. will pay $109 million to settle a suit that claims its rent-to-own contracts violate New Jersey usury laws.
The lead plaintiffs counsel, Seth Lesser of the Locks Law…
May 3, 2007 12:15 PM CDT
Recent lawsuits contend retailers and restaurant chains are violating a federal law that restricts credit card information on receipts.
Defendants include Rite Aid Corp., Wendy’s International Inc., FedEx Corp., TJX…
Apr 30, 2007 2:58 PM CDT
A Nashville, Tenn., woman and a local recruiting firm that had threatened to sue her over her blogged description of a bad experience there have agreed to settle their differences.…
Apr 18, 2007 12:09 AM CDT
Against a backdrop of planned legislation now being drafted in Congress to rein in runaway subprime lenders, two of the nation’s mainstream mortgage mainstays are developing new products to help…
Apr 17, 2007 6:02 PM CDT
It used to be that a business suing an individual, with the help of a well-known local law firm, had a big advantage. But that’s not necessarily true today. In…
Apr 16, 2007 6:45 PM CDT
At least nine lawsuits around the country claim that some gas stations are padding profits by selling warm gasoline, ABC News reports.
Gas expands when it is…
Apr 10, 2007 5:11 PM CDT
A class action lawsuit in New Jersey alleges that a company that conducts art auctions on about 70 cruise ships sometimes uses phantom bidders to drive up prices.
Apr 9, 2007 8:09 PM CDT
Lawyers, debtors and creditors are struggling to absorb sweeping changes in bankruptcy law
Jan 5, 2007 12:10 AM CST
Plucky Patient Perseveres, Turning the Actuarial Tables on Impatient Investors
Apr 22, 2006 10:40 AM CDT
Recording Industry Keeps Fighting Illegal File Sharing With Even More Lawsuits
Apr 22, 2006 10:21 AM CDT
As More Drivers Choose to Lease Cars, Courts Are Expanding Federal Warranties
Jan 10, 2006 3:55 PM CST
Europe Is Showing More Interest in Legal Mechanisms That Have Come Under Fire in the United States
Sep 29, 2005 6:34 AM CDT
Keep Your Practice Tidy With Attention to a Few Essentials
Jun 28, 2005 4:12 PM CDT
Lawyers Need to Consult Federal Law Before Ordering Credit Reports for Litigation
Apr 28, 2005 7:30 AM CDT
Customers Worry About Loss of Privacy When Businesses Share Credit Information
Dec 5, 2004 7:39 AM CST
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