Consumer Protection Attorney in Jacksonville, FL
At the Law Office Of Glenn S. Banner, P.A., I aim to keep my clients informed of consumer protection laws in Jacksonville, FL. Taking federal and state laws into consideration, I strive to deliver the legal assistance and emotional relief you need to keep moving forward. If you've been the victim of debt collection harassment or abuse, annoying calls to your cell phone, misinformation, auto repair and auto sales fraud, deceptive and unfair practices, or unlawful telemarketing calls you may be entitled to compensation. Contact Jacksonville consumer protection attorney Glenn Banner to protect your legal rights.
Fight Back Against Creditors and Debt Collectors
There are legal and illegal ways to collect payments from consumers. Unfortunately, many companies choose the latter when it comes to handling these matters. There are state and federal fair debt collection laws enacted to prevent debt collectors from using harassing, abusive, misleading, dishonest and unfair debt collection practices. The Federal Fair Debt Collections Practice Act ("FDCPA") and Florida Consumer Protection Practices Act ("FCCPA") provide consumers with the means to seek money damages against debt collectors for violating their legal rights. If you've been the victim of debt harassment or abuse, turn to a legal representative prepared to fight for you. Share with me your situation and I'll let you know if you have a case for monetary damages.
TCPA Claims - Stop Annoying Texts and Calls to Your Cell Phone
Did you know that federal law protects you from certain types of unauthorized calls and texts to your cell phone? The Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") is a federal law that law restricts certain types of calls to your cell phone without your consent. Under the TCPA telemarketers, mortgage servicers, phone providers, retailers and businesses from using automatic calling systems, recorded voice messages (robocalls) to your cell phone. An autodialer is any type of equipment or computer software that dials phone numbers without human intervention. Even if a live person is on the other end of an unwanted call you receive, it is possible that the call was made using an autodialer. In addition, calls made using autodialers frequently result in hang-ups or lengthy periods of "dead air" before a live person comes on the line. The TCPA also regulates the use of spam fax messages and sending text messages to cell phones.
If you are receiving unauthorized and unsolicited calls and texts to your cell phone you may be entitled to monetary damages. Consumers have the right to sue for violations of the TCPA and may be entitled to recover $500 to $1,500 per violation if liability is found. If you believe your rights under the TCPA have been violated you should call Jacksonville TCPA attorney, Glenn Banner to determine if you have a case.
Funeral Abuse and Fraud
The Florida Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services Act regulates funeral and burial services. Unfortunately, there are unethical funeral homes that engage in abuse and fraud in the sales and providing of funeral and burial services. Examples of unlawful conduct include:
- Trying to sell prepaid funeral package and then not delivering on the promised benefits
- Soliciting customers following the death of a loved one.
- Promoting products such as caskets at one price and then upselling expensive caskets
- Unlicensed activity
- Cremating a person who was supposed to be buried in a grave
- Failing to provide proper storage for the deceased's body
- Failing to provide appropriate maintenance and protection for a grave
If you feel that you have been the victim of unlawful, deceptive and abusive practices by a funeral home you may have a claim for monetary damages. Call your Jacksonville funeral lawyer today to see if you have a case.
Consumer Protection - Unlawful and Deceptive Car Sales
The purchase of a new car is one of the largest financial investments you will make. Most car dealerships are honest and want to provide fair and honest service. Unfortunately, there are some dealerships that engage in unlawful, deceptive and unfair practices such as:
- Nondisclosure of prior accidents
- Warranty fraud
- False advertising
- Odometer fraud
- Changing finance terms and not disclosing finance terms
- Failure to follow finance laws
- Wrongful repossessions
- Elderly or disabled exploitation
- Selling unnecessary add-on products like GAP and extended service agreement and warranties
- Failing to disclose prior damage and defects
If you believe you have been the victim of unlawful, deceptive and fraudulent practices by an auto dealer, you may have a claim for monetary damages. Call your Jacksonville auto fraud lawyer today to see if you have a case.
Unlawful Auto Repair Claims
The Florida Auto Repair Act provides a recourse to consumers that have been ripped off by mechanics and body shops. You may have a claim for monetary damages if you are the victim of the following practices:
- Unnecessary and unauthorized repairs and services
- Failure to provide detailed estimates and invoices
- Failure to release vehicles
- Installing used, rebuilt or reconditioned parts to repair your vehicle without your knowledge
If you believe you have been the victim of unlawful, deceptive and fraudulent practices by an auto repair shop, you may have a claim for monetary damages. Call your Jacksonville auto repair lawyer today to see if you have a case.
Call Today for a Free Initial Case Evaluation
If you've been the victim of unlawful, unfair and deceptive practices, turn to a Jacksonville consumer protection lawyer prepared to fight for you. If your rights as a consumer are have been violated call today to determine if you have a case. I will personally handle your case in order to maximize the recovery you deserve. Call the Law Office of Glenn S. Banner, P.A. today for a free case evaluation. Your Jacksonville consumer protection lawyer provides legal services throughout Northeast Florida, including, Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Beaches, Ponte Vedra, Nocatee, Julington Creek, St. Augustine and all communities in between.
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