In a very large move by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Fiat Chrysler is being forced to make an offer to buy back over 500,000 Ram trucks along with many other vehicles. Since the large GM recall, the NHTSA has made it clear that they would be taking recalls and poorly-made vehicles much more seriously and this sanction is proving... Read More
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For well over a decade, reports of identity theft have topped the consumer complaints made to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The incidence of identity theft continues to rise in San Bernardino and beyond. The recent report from the Federal Office of Personnel Management that a security breach has allowed hackers to gain access to federal background... Read More
If you believe that you vehicle qualifies as a lemon under California law, then you most likely have already had your vehicle evaluated by both the dealership and a private mechanic. To prove that a vehicle is a lemon, it must have an issue that can't be fixed, be under warranty, and out of service for more than 30 days.
Once a dealership or... Read More
You purchased a new vehicle just recently and in the first few months of owning it, you've already had to take it in to the mechanic multiple times for the same problem. Is your vehicle a lemon? Is your mechanic acting fraudulently by taking your money, but not fixing the car's problem?
Our Riverside lemon law attorney, Howard D. Silver, answers these... Read More
There are plenty of websites available that claim to offer free credit reports. While some of these may legitimately be offering free copies of your credit report, many of them will try to gather your financial information in order to either charge you for your credit report or to steal your information for fraudulent purposes.
According to the Fair... Read More
According to U.S. Senator Mark Warner, there are millions of social security numbers that are still active for persons 112 or older. Sen. Warner recently brought forward a bill that would require the Social Security Administration (SSA) to better track deaths and ensure that the death benefits are ended upon a person's death.
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With so many recent breaches in security, there have been several discussions about whether or not to do away with the social security number altogether. The website, credit.com even stipulates that maybe the discussions should happen sooner than later.
Our Los Angeles identity theft attorneys at the Law Office of Howard D. Silver would like to share... Read More
Typically, when you think of a lemon, you think of a yellow, citrus fruit that you can squeeze, garnish, or zest onto your favorite foods. Those are types of lemons that you want, trust us! The lemons that our Los Angeles lemon law attorneys are familiar with are the vehicles that are knowingly manufactured or sold with defects.What Makes a Vehicle a... Read More
We’ve all heard about the prevalence of identity fraud in the last ten years or so, but the reality is that identity theft can occur at any time and at any place. Our Los Angeles identity theft protection attorney at The Law Office of Howard D. Silver is here to share some important insights into how you can protect yourself from identity theft.
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When you last purchased your vehicle, did you read every little bit of fine print? Our Los Angeles lemon law attorneys at The Law Office of Howard Silver have had experience with multitudes of clients that didn’t read the contract and discovered a dirty little secret.
Several car dealerships have begun to put a clause in their contracts that, all too... Read More