Los Angeles Consumer Protection Lawyers

Serving Los Angeles, Riverside, Ventura, San Bernardino Counties & Nearby Areas of California

August 08, 2014

Buying a car is always an overwhelming task. You're making a major purchase that will significantly impact your life for years to come, so it's important to get it right. This is challenging enough when buying a new car, but when you are purchasing a used car, the process can be downright scary. How do you know you can trust the seller?

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July 24, 2014

Tesla Motors has a reputation as one of the pioneers in the electric car industry, and their Model S Sedan is considered one of the finest electric vehicles on the market. However, the auto manufacturer recently settled a lemon law claim involving one of their Model S vehicles.

The owner of the vehicle claims his vehicle was inoperable for 66 days... Read More

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July 17, 2014

State and federal prosecutors are currently working to build criminal fraud cases against General Motors (GM) due to their actions in handling the ignition switch defects that have been linked to at least 54 car accidents and 13 deaths. While the federal charges mainly focus on mail and wire fraud charges, the state cases are seeking to demonstrate that the... Read More

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June 13, 2014

In a recent statement released by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray, he announced the agency will begin to shift their focus away from the banking industry and instead start targeting private firms which violate the fair debt collection regulations established by the Dodd-Frank Act.

"For the first time at the federal... Read More

June 04, 2014

General Motors disputes the validity of the fatality figures included in a Reuters analysis released earlier this week. The Reuters report indicated that at least 74 deaths have been associated with GM vehicles containing a defective ignition switch. However, the auto manufacturer claims the initial figure of 13 fatalities they reported is more accurate.... Read More

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September 23, 2013

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently put a stop to a debt collection scheme being run by two Florida-based companies that wrongfully collected a total of $5 million, according to The New York Daily News. The two organizations worked with a call center in India to collect debts from consumers who either did not owe anything or were indebted to someone... Read More

September 13, 2013

With 1.15 billion monthly users, Facebook provides a wide range of possibilities for identity thieves looking to steal vital information online. While not many consider Facebook to be a weak point in their online security, Digital Trends reports there are countless scams occurring on the website every day.

One of the most common tactics includes fake... Read More

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September 03, 2013

Officials with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have shut down a debt collection company operating in California due to the organization illegally collecting payments from consumers. The Los Angeles Times reported that collection agents from the company posed as process servers when contacting debtors and used false threats of lawsuits to obtain payments.... Read More

August 06, 2013

As reported by The Los Angeles Times, Ford Motor Company has recently been fined 17.35 million dollars by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). According to safety regulators, the fine was levied for the company taking too long to recall vehicles.

Reports indicate that in July 2012, 423,634 model year 2001... Read More
July 24, 2013

In order to implement the Affordable Care Act in California (“Obamacare”) state officials are planning on training thousands of workers in health care enrollment procedures. However, by doing what is needed to successfully launch the new law, is the door being left open for identity thieves, asks KCRA.com.

Reports indicate that consumers may be at... Read More

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