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Did collection calls contribute to Floridian's death?

Filed under: Credit , Debt Florida law firm Morgan and Morgan filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit alleging that a company's collection calls were so frequent and harassing that they contributed to a person's death because they increased Stanley McLeod's blood pressure and stress levels. McLeod's debt problems stemmed from the fact that he had difficulty paying his mortgage because he had to quit his job at Sears after suffering a massive heart attack. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-17 19:00:00

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No Credible Terror Threats Seen For Super Bowl

U.S. intelligence officials have found no credible threat of terrorist attacks at the Super Bowl scheduled Feb. 1 in Tampa, Fla ... . Officials are also concerned that terrorists or criminal could impersonate government or military officials because some Florida law enforcement badges and uniforms were stolen in 2008. via Source [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:03:38

Greer won't disclose re-election campaign funds

Even after scattered calls for a "forensic audit'' of spending by the Republican Party of Florida, ... . And he doesn't have to. State law says political parties must post their donations and expenses (though they can disguise spending by bundling items under credit card charges) but doesn't require [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 13:06:28

There Is An Angel After All For Folks Facing Foreclosure

It seems there is at least one lawyer who is in business to help people facing foreclosure. Her name is April Charney ... to take possession of those homes. Her encyclopedic knowledge of contract law, debt-collection practice ... she help people in Florida, her knowledge is shared with lawyers in other states. She has given one day [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 21:00:50

USA: Seniors Become Eyes, Ears For Law Enforcement

. Neighborhood Crime Alert HALLANDALE BEACH, Florida / JustNews ... how to prevent credit card fraud and how to keep them from letting strangers in the house. You don't [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 16:36:09

Small Business and Large Business Tips for Avoiding Product Liability Problems

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Florida ... in your company understands. Keep written records of it and make sure that it complies with state laws [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 02:33:32

Pre-Foreclosure Walkaways

From AP Mortgage law experts say the incentive to walk away from a home loan is highest in states that have anti-deficiency statutes, ... collection on an unsecured debt that can be readily dismissed. The bottom line really amounts ... , California, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Texas, Utah [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 00:29:58

News Roundup

Here are some law-related articles that recently came out: The Chicago Tribune reports that Afni, Inc., a debt collection company, must pay damages to 7,000 Cingular Wireless customers in Wisconsin who were illegally assessed collection fees. Florida attorney Tomas Gamba writes in a Miami Herald op [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 04:15:05

Personal Bankruptcy and Tough Decisions

by Grace Holt Deciding to file bankruptcy is not an easy decision for most people. Bankruptcies in Florida are no exception ... decision for many You have been taught to pay what you owe. For many walking away form debt becomes ... . Drowning in debt will never produce productive citizens. There is no law that says you cannot pay [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 09:21:59

Cuff ‘Em: Howie Long’s Son Lands DUI And Leaves Florida State, Morehead State Moron, Coach Was A Drug Dealer & Vicent Jackson On Probation?

news-kylelong.jpg “Cuff ‘Em” is a daily look at who’s in trouble with the law ... State basketball players aren’t the sharpest tools. Now, if you were going to rip off a credit card [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 13:10:17

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