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Mass. Consumer Resource Center Online Posted on Aug 20

” The Massachusetts Bar Association’s Consumer Advocacy Task Force has launched a Consumer Law Resource Center on MassLawHelp.com, homepage of the MBA’s Lawyer Referral Service, providing a ‘clearinghouse’ of useful links, quick-tip videos and answers to some of the most frequently asked consumer protection questions.” Topics   …Continue Reading Mass. Consumer Resource Center Online

Consumer Assistance with Unlawful Foreclosures Posted on Apr 28

The Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General brought suit in 2011 against four banks for allegedly violating the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act (G.L. c. 93A, §§ 2 and 4) by foreclosing on homes before receiving an assignment of the mortgage. Pursuant to Chapter 194 of   …Continue Reading Consumer Assistance with Unlawful Foreclosures

Credit Reporting Companies Agree to Consumer Safeguards Posted on Mar 19

The New York Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, has reached a settlement agreement with the three big credit reporting companies.  The agreement improved dispute resolution, making it somewhat easier for a consumer to fix an error in their report.  It also improves how medical debt   …Continue Reading Credit Reporting Companies Agree to Consumer Safeguards