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Troutman Sanders LLP
The Fourth Circuit issued an unpublished opinion holding a debt collector's autodialed calls to a residential landline with VoIP service violated the TCPA.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Institutions that choose to rely on this new method of delivering privacy notices will be required to use the model disclosure form developed by federal regulatory agencies in 2009.
Foley & Lardner
More and more recalls mean more and more product liability claims. Even without recalls, for companies in the Automotive Industry product liability claims are a way of life.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Department of Education published final regulations implementing the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, including the Campus Sexual Violence Act.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The U.S. Department of Education has made a concerted effort in recent years to increase the number of program reviews conducted annually.
McGuireWoods LLP
On Oct. 20, 2014, the Department of Education issued new regulations implementing changes to the Clery Act by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA).
Foley Hoag LLP
The Department of Education published final regulations on how colleges and universities should prevent, report, and respond to sexual offenses on campus.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania certified a class of Pennsylvania residents with defaulted student loans serviced by Coast Professional.
Foley & Lardner
Every week, courts around the United States issue decisions addressing aspects of civil UDAAP claims.
Fenwick & West LLP
Angelica Salceda is working to ensure that pregnant and parenting students in California’s Central Valley schools are afforded equal educational opportunities.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Council for Education and Research on Toxics sued Starbucks Corp. and other coffee sellers alleging they violated California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.
Venable LLP
When companies deal with consumers in a uniform yet large-scale manner, occasional lapses that generate ill-will are inevitable.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
• Dickstein Shapiro and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) are partnering for a webcast on Wednesday, November 5 at 3:00 PM EST for a post-election analysis of the new Attorney General landscape.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The CPSC faces hurdles and challenges in responding timely to emerging risks because "the CPSC was established to respond to risks after products have been introduced into the market."
Duane Morris LLP
Pennsylvania federal and state courts are split on whether the economic loss and "gist of the action" doctrines apply in claims brought under Pennsylvania's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law.
Blank Rome LLP
In light of this decision, entities collecting consumer debt should avoid the use of account numbers and/or QR codes on envelopes or within the viewing area of clear plastic envelope windows.
Foley & Lardner
Albert Nigro just wanted to turn off his deceased mother-in-law’s electricity. He called the electric company, but it required that he provide his mobile telephone number.
Foley Hoag LLP
A car manufactured by defendant caught fire while parked overnight at a garage, damaging the garage, its equipment and other vehicles owned by the garage and its customers.
Foley Hoag LLP
A woman was fatally injured in 2010 when, while walking down the street, she was struck by the nozzle of a hose that had come loose from a passing fire truck.
Foley Hoag LLP
Plaintiff sued the manufacturer of a broadcast spreader in Massachusetts superior court after he severely injured his hand while oiling the spreader’s chain.
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McGuireWoods LLP
The CFPB continues to target alleged unfair and deceptive practices related to the student loan and financial aid process.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Plaintiffs frequently sue businesses in class actions for violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227 (the "TCPA").
Jones Day
In December 2013, a U.S. national retail store announced that credit and debit card data for more than 40 million consumers may have been compromised.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A Florida Supreme Court decision may help non-English speaking consumers to preclude the enforcement of arbitration clauses in English consumer contracts.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
As a result of regulatory changes brought about by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, transactions known as exchanges for related positions and block trades have become the subject of increased scrutiny and attention.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Bank of America Corporation and FIA Card Service, N.A. have agreed to pay one of the largest TCPA settlement amounts in recent memory.
McGuireWoods LLP
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