A cruise line that illegally telemarketed and advertised a free cruise by robocalling thousands of people in 2011 and 2012 is required to pay at least $56 million dollars in damages and fines. The actions of the cruise line violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and if you file a claim about receiving one of these calls by February 1, 2017, you may be entitled to collect some of those damages.
The lawyers at Doucet & Associates Co., L.P.A. provide legal representation and services to new and developing small business owners. Our experience with consumer litigation lawsuits give us a unique position to advise small business owners. We understand the difficulties of…
Considering the mass development of the internet and technology, many consumers find it convenient to do holiday shopping online. Shopping online can help save gas money, allows a consumer to easily compare prices, and can offer extra customization options for select products and services. Ohio consumers making purchases online are protected by the Consumer Sales Practices Act (CSPA), which is a series…
The rise of debit cards, credit cards, and electronic fund transfers allows many Americans to live what appears to be a cashless life today. If America evolved to a cashless society, the speed of consumer and business transactions would continue to increase.
Getting a phone call from a debt collector during the holiday season can ruin your holiday spirit. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) restricts the actions of debt collectors, protects consumers, and punishes debt collectors with unruly, bad behavior.
The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) that helps homeowners avoid foreclosure by adjusting interest rates and modifying loans expired at the end of the year. A new Flex Modification program will replace HAMP starting in 2017.
Doucet & Associates Co., L.P.A. just filed a class action lawsuit against Fedloan for refusing to honor grants given to teachers who agree to work in low income-schools after graduating college. Fedloans is now converting TEACH grants into loans and asking teachers to pay back thousands of dollars in loans with accrued interest.