If you are a victim of fraudulent or deceptive company practices, then you may be entitled to compensation through a class action lawsuit. Consumer protection class actions usually involve a company selling products or services that do not live up to the company’s advertising claims, or overcharging consumers for goods or services.
Mortgage Lending Practices Class Action Investigation
Investigating a class action against mortgage lenders for abusive lending practices. Abusive lending practices may include: failure to disclose terms and conditions clearly, short-term loans with excessively high fees, fraudulently denying loan modifications, foreclosing on property owners to collect fees and collecting unlawful or improper fees. If your bank or lender has committed any or these abusive lending practices or others, please contact us.
Investigating potential class action lawsuits against numerous timeshare companies, vacation clubs and hotel chains on behalf of individuals who have purchased timeshares. It is alleged that these timeshare companies implement a variety of polices to decrease the value of the timeshare and/or change the way in which the timeshare may be used subsequent to entering the program. If you own a timeshare and have been adversely affected by these policies, please contact us.
Vehicle Service Contract Class Action
Investigating a class action on behalf of consumers who received offers for vehicle service contracts, which are similar to extended warranties, from a company that other than their car dealership or vehicle manufacturer. Some companies may be violating the Drivers’ Privacy Protection Act by obtaining vehicle registration information to send offers to consumers whose warranties are expiring. The DPPA forbids vehicle registration information to be used for marketing purposes without the consumer's expressed and written consent. If you received an offer in the mail for a vehicle service contract from a company other than your car dealership or vehicle manufacturer, please contact us.
401(k) Hidden Fees & Mismanagement
Investigating a class action on behalf of 401(k) participants against plan managers for hidden fees and general mismanagement of the retirement fund. 401(k) plans allow employers to set aside pre-tax money to save for retirement. Employers who manage these 401(k) plans have a fiduciary duty to safeguard their employees’ retirement accounts. Employers may be violating their fiduciary duties by failing to monitor 401(k) fees. In addition to hidden fees, employers may be violating their fiduciary duty by investing in high-cost mutual funds. If you or someone you know participates in a 401(k) and may have been charged hidden fees or subjected to general mismanagement of the plan, please contact us.