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U.S. Supreme Court signals continuing preference for arbitration (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court solidified its pro-arbitration stance in its decision last month interpreting the Credit Repair Organizations Act. In CompuCredit v. Greenwood, the justices said the CROA was silent on whether claims can proceed in arbitration, despite a prohibition ...

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Court: Despite lender’s use of wrong form, no TILA claim (access required)

A mortgage lender did not violate federal consumer protection law when it failed to use the correct notice form for a mortgage refinancing, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said last week. Case law supports strict interpretation of lender ...

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Law Firm Must Discuss Malpractice Policy (access required)

In a pro se plaintiff’s suit under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to quash defendant’s subpoena to testify and produce documents related to plaintiff’s relationship with a law firm whose malpractice ...

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