Creditor Law Group Advocates for Fair Treatment in Debt Collection Practices, Rooting Out Unethical Collectors

Philadelphia, PA – Living with debt can be incredibly stressful, and unfortunately, many consumers also have to deal with aggressive and unethical debt collectors. These collectors often violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), a law enacted by the U.S. government in 1978 to protect borrowers from abusive and unfair practices. Violations of the FDCPA are widespread and can have profound consequences for debtors. In response to these violations, Creditor Law Group, a nationwide law firm dedicated to defending consumers, is at the forefront of fighting against unethical debt collection practices. One of the … Read more

Maine Secretary of State Faces Lawsuit Over Signature Collection on Presidential Primary Day, Raises Constitutional Questions

AUGUSTA, Maine — Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has filed a lawsuit against Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows, alleging that she violated the Constitution. Kennedy claimed that Bellows denied his team the opportunity to collect signatures at polling locations on March 5, the state’s presidential primary day. This denial prevents Kennedy from qualifying for the November ballot. Responding to the lawsuit, Bellows emphasized that Maine law clearly prohibits any influence on voters’ decisions within the voting place itself. She stated that presidential campaigns are therefore unable to collect signatures on presidential primary … Read more

Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo Loses Bid to Stop Collection of $63M Judgment in First Amendment Lawsuit

Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo’s request to halt the enforcement of a $63 million judgement against him has been denied by a federal judge. The judgement was issued after Carollo lost a civil trial last year in which he was found guilty of violating the First Amendment rights of two Little Havana businessmen, William Fuller and Martin Pinilla, and using the city’s resources against them. The jury awarded the settlement to Fuller and Pinilla, leading to the seizure of Carollo’s home and property by U.S. Marshals in February. In addition to the seizure of assets, Fuller … Read more

B.C. Court Allows Class Action Suit Against Google for Non-Consensual Collection of Face Biometrics

Vancouver, British Columbia – The British Columbia Court of Appeal has granted Yeremia Situmorang permission to proceed with his class action lawsuit against Google. Situmorang is alleging that pictures of his children, taken on his Android phone and automatically uploaded to Google Photos without his consent, resulted in the non-consensual collection of face biometrics. The court document states that Situmorang argues that facial biometric data is inherently sensitive personal information and collecting it without consent violates privacy. Situmorang’s lawsuit represents both users and non-users of Google Photos who have had their facial biometric identifiers extracted … Read more