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Client Melvin Pittman and Attorney Jimmy Hurt interviewed by CBS 46 about the City of East Point Class Action Lawsuit

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FTC Amends Used Car Rule; How to Challenge “As Is” Car Sales

Reposted with permission from National Consumer Law Center, www.nclc.org/library. The FTC on November 10 issued a final rule amending its Used Car Rule, 16 CFR 455. The Rule chiefly requires …

Can utility company charge new tenant for a previous occupant’s bills?

Reposted from the “Ask Consumer Ed” article from the Georgia Attorney General’s consumer protection unit. Dear Consumer Ed: Can a utility company charge me for a previous tenant’s utility bills? …

My Social Security number was compromised in a security hack.

I just heard about a security hack that left my Social Security number out there. How can I protect myself?

I’m on the hook for a loan I never signed

[Reposted from the “Ask Consumer Ed” column of the Georgia Attorney General]: I  have been placed as a co-signer on a student loan for my grandson. I never signed for …

How long does a lien stay on a property in Georgia?

There are several types of liens that can be attached to a person’s property.  Each has a different expiration date, and if successfully enforced, could result in the sale of …

I keep on getting past due letters for a product I never ordered. I’ve tried to explain the error to the company, but I never get responses; I only get past due notices with additional fees. What should I do?

I keep on getting past due letters for a product I never ordered. I've tried to explain the error to the company, but I never get responses; I only get past due notices with additional fees. What should I do?

Odometer and dealer sticker on used car did not reflect true mileage

[Reposted from the “Ask Consumer Ed” column of the Georgia Attorney General]: I bought a car at a used car dealership. The sticker on the window read “89,000 Miles” and …

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Class Action Defendants Can Bribe Their Way Out of Legal Trouble

[Reposted from www.publicjustice.net] By Leslie Brueckner, Senior Attorney The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to decide an issue of huge importance to everyone who cares about access to justice. The …

Q: I’ve been looking for a new apartment. The leases that I have read are over 5 pages long and are full of a lot of legal terms that I don’t understand. What are the most important things I should look out for?

Reposted from the “Ask Consumer Ed” article of the Georgia Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection: A: Your frustration is understandable. Leases can be overwhelming, even to those accustomed to reading …