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Mortgage Broker Ordered to Pay $120K in FCRA Fines
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) fined California-based Mortgage Solutions FC, Inc., (also doing business as Mount Diablo Lending) for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FTC complaint alleged Mortgage Solutions disclosed consumers’ nonpublic and personal financial information without their consent on the popular consumer review website, Yelp. In retaliation for negative client reviews…
Job Applicants Undergoing Background Checks Have Rights Under FCRA
Background checks during employment verification are common among a vast array of occupations and industries in the United States. Most workers have had to undergo a background check for a job at some time or another; however, many applicants are unaware of their rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). What is FCRA? The…
The Most Common Violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) provides protection against the misuse and misreporting of an individual’s credit information. The FCRA governs the behavior of consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) or credit bureaus and those reporting information to them. Your credit report can determine whether you can obtain a mortgage, car loan, job, and even an apartment….
John Whitfield has been significant in his management of a suit involving the death of my son in a motorcycle accident. His professionalism, compassion, support, and especially his knowledge base in this suit has been above reproach. He has communicated well and kept all parties apprised of the status of the suit. I feel he negotiated effectively to reach the best possible settlement for my son's estate. He certainly assures his clients are represented well. I am grateful for his successfully bringing this suit to a satisfactory conclusion. In short, John's expertise has been awesome.
I am very grateful to Whitfield Bryson for taking the initiative in filing suit against the manufacturers of defective CSST pipe. I am sure that this successful litigation will now help Maryland homeowners become aware of the danger of old style CSST pipe and to let them know what steps they may take to protect themselves against those dangers. Who knows how many lives and homes may be saved as a result of his efforts. Thank you for your important work in this litigation.