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A class action is a lawsuit brought by a group (or "class"), instead of a single person. It requires everyone in the group to have been wronged in the same way.
Learn how the court process differs and what types of cases are heard in civil vs. criminal court cases.
Having your car repossessed is a
traumatic experience for anyone. Not only are you left without transportation,
but your credit will be damaged, making it harder and more expensive to borrow
in the future. And, as repossessed cars are usually sold for less than the
amount owed, y...
This guide outlines 11 important steps a consumer should follow in purchasing a used car.
The Law Offices of Carina Castaneda welcomes Attorney Christina Djernaes in its employment practice. Atty. Djernaes has successfully worked on class actions obtaining $22 million in settlements in overtime cases. She is an expert in wrongful termination, discrimination and wage ...
State Privacy Breach Laws May TrumpHIPAA/HITECH
When HITECH amended HIPAA in 2009 it empowered state attorneys general to sue breaching parties to enforce the privacy and security rights of their respective states citizens. Prior to this time only the Department of Health and Hum...
Engaging with on-the-go folks via the mobile channel can prompt immediate response and generate loyalty. Mobile is the ultimate in one-to-one communications, if you play by the rules. This document provides an overview of the Top Ten legal mistakes that can ruin your mobile marketing campaign.
Construction Defects are defined as a failure to construct a home or building in a reasonably workmanlike manner and/or the structure fails to perform in the manner that is reasonably intended by the buyer.
Examples include, but are not limited to:
defects from expansive soil
U.S. Supreme Court Finds an Employer
Need Not Pay Wages for Mandatory
End-of-the-Day Security Checks Under federal law, employees may or may not earn wages for preliminary actions at the beginning
Advice for things to consider / questions to ask when selecting a personal injury attorney. Hidden fees or legal matters left for you to handle? Almost every legal situation requires attention to more
The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which prohibits debt collectors from using abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices to collect from you.
Here are some Q&A your rights under the FDCPA.