Consumers: You Are Entitled to Damages and Penalties for Receiving Unsolicited Automated Marketing Calls and Text Messages to Your Cell Phone

By | 2015-01-06T13:11:27+00:00 November 20th, 2014|Consumer, Consumer Class Actions, Investigations|

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) protects people from unsolicited robocalls.  What is a “robocall”? A robocall is when you answer our phone and find that you are listening to a recording.  These calls are placed by machines which are called automatic dialing announcing devices.  They store thousands of telephone numbers, and then dial them [...]

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Consumers: You Are Entitled to Damages and Penalties for Abusive Debt Collection Practices

By | 2017-05-24T20:31:13+00:00 November 20th, 2014|Consumer, Consumer Class Actions, Investigations|

State and federal laws, such as the California’s Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Cal. Civ. Code §§1788-1788.32 (“Rosenthal Act”), as well as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C. §§1692 et seq., govern the way debt collectors are permitted to go about debt collection and many debt collectors break the law. Creditors, debt [...]

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Lawsuit Filed Against Emerging Worldwide Tech Company Alleges Company Operates Business, in part, on Employees’ Credit

By | 2015-01-06T13:13:52+00:00 November 7th, 2014|Employment Law, Retaliation, Uncategorized|

San Diego (November 7, 2014) - MediaTek, Inc., based in Taiwan, is one of the fastest-growing chip design companies in the world, specializing in semiconductors used in cell phones, televisions, and other electronic devices. It rivals local giant, Qualcomm, and counts amongst its customers companies such as Lenovo, Sharp, and Acer. In its quest for [...]

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Driver’s License Discrimination Is Unlawful

By | 2015-01-06T13:18:13+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|Discrimination, Employment Law|

Effective January 1, 2015, AB 1660 will make it an unlawful practice under the Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA") to discriminate against an individual for possessing a certain type of driver's license issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles ("DMV") to individuals that cannot establish that their presence in the United States is legal. [...]

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