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Sportswear Advertising and Deceptive Practices: Reebok Pays $25 Million Under FTC Order

17th January 2012
FTC Action On September 29, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an Order for Reebok International (RBK) to pay $25 million in refunds to consumers of its EasyTone and RunTone shoes (Reebok Toning Shoes), and permanently enjoined Reebok from...
Author: Wgalkin
Lemon Law

Full Warranty Requirements Under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act

21st September 2011
The Magnuson-Moss Warranty–Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act is a federal law which gives the California consumers considerable rights in dealing with manufacturers and car dealers of lemon automobiles. This law guarantees a California car buyer ce...
Author: johnkevin
Business Law

Back-End Debt Settlement as a Viable Alternative for Cash-Strapped Consumers

23rd May 2011
Any financial services broker has seen the following, probably many times over. Buried in a mountain of debt, consumers have a limited number of options: Attempt to pay off whatever is owed in full, run far away, or elect for the nuclear option that is...
Author: sharondarochelle40
Lemon Law

Knowing Your Federal Lemon Law can Help You Become a Responsible Consumer

28th April 2011
As a consumer, you naturally would not want to make a bad purchase or buy a product that is not at all worth your hard-earned money. In the case of buying used goods, you’d want to make the best choice possible, though your skill at determining a product...
Author: Michael Harrah

Preventing Tax Related Identity Theft

09th February 2011
The United States Federal Trade Commission estimates as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. Identity theft is a crime in which an impostor obtains key pieces of someone else’s personal identifying information - such as Soci...
Author: Roni Deutch



Indiana Lemon Law for Used Cars and Other Indiana Laws that Cover Used Cars

05th August 2010
Indiana lemon law does apply to Indiana used cars, provided the problem was reported to the manufacturer or it's authorized dealer within the first 18 months or 18,000 miles from the vehicle's original in-service date/mileage. Lemon Laws in Indiana: ...
Author: danielaiden
Bankruptcy Law

Dealing With Debt Collectors 101

30th April 2010
Debt collection can be a scary situation, especially given the current state of the economy. But, if a debt collector is calling you, there are steps you can take to reduce your debt and make sure the calls end. We have pulled together some of the best ti...
Author: David
Internet Law

Identity Theft is a crime in which an impostor obtains key pieces of personal identifying informatio

19th April 2010
They charge card quantity - without having your permission by an additional individual to commit fraudulent or criminal acts. ID thieves take out phony loans or ring up bogus charges inside your name. Identification theft is really a crime whereby, an ind...
Author: Magic
Employment Law

Employer Beware: You may be responsible for your employees’ endorsements and testimonials

31st March 2010
For the first time in nearly thirty years, the guidelines for the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising have been amended by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). The new rules, which took effect on December 1, 2009, require that...
Author: Melody Kulesza

What To Do If Someone Has Stolen Your Identity

19th March 2010
What should you do if someone steals your identity? Unfortunately, you can't just put a "lojack" on your identity and have the police just go and pick it up. The bad news is that recovery from identity theft can take years and cost thousands of doll...
Author: gmanty