Imagine no longer being able to afford the mortgage you've paid for years because you lost your job. As a result, foreclosure is right around the corner. The good news, like many banks, you qualify for federal assistance geared to help you stay in your home. The bad news, you are unable to use … [Read more...] about Mortgage Servicer Did What
This is Part III (and final part) of Why I Practice Consumer Law. As discussed in Part I and Part II, my wife and I were dealing with massive medical debts from being denied insurance benefits. During the time consuming appeal process, we maintained contact with the health providers. The health … [Read more...] about “Debt Collectors!” (Part III)
In my last post, I talked about how the treatment we received from big insurance and big healthcare companies really had us stuck in the mud. Many other consumers have experienced similar problems with medical bills (for a refresher on our individual situation, see Part I). Consumers incurred … [Read more...] about Why I Practice Consumer Law (Part II)
Welcome to a Pig ‘n a Poke! The term “Pig ‘n a Poke” figuratively refers to a scam or trick that essentially prevents a person from properly inspecting a purchase. The term’s origins date back to a medieval market scam. Picture the medieval farmer purchasing pigs to fatten up and feed his … [Read more...] about What the Pig ‘n a Poke?