The maker of online tax software TurboTax is facing accusations from at least two people that it did not do enough to protect taxpayers from having their identities stolen, and allowed criminals to file tax returns in the victims’ names. The plaintiffs are seeking class-action status, which would mean that several people have been affected by Intuit’s alleged carelessness.
The Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, P.C., recently released a SlideShare presentation to help workers recognize and respond to illegal discrimination in the workplace. Take a look at the slides below to find out more about what your rights are if you think your employer has broken the law.
We have spoken before in this blog about the limits state and federal law put on the tactics debt collection agencies may use when trying to get money out of a person who allegedly owes a bill. For instance, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act forbids phone calls to alleged debtors before 8 a.m. or after 9 p.m.
Credit card debt is a huge burden for many people in Los Angeles. For some, a sudden job loss or medical emergency drained their savings, forcing them to charge needed expenses. Others simply got in over their heads, and need help getting a handle on their debt.
Debt collection agencies can be relentless in their pursuit of your money. Their ability to call and write to you is regulated by law, but they still retain broad rights to contact individuals they believe owe them a debt.
If the motor vehicle you bought recently just cannot seem to run consistently, it is natural to feel extremely frustrated. You may suspect that the dealership that sold you the vehicle ripped you off. But you are not necessarily stuck with that hunk of junk and no compensation.