What is a Frivolous Lawsuit?

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Whistleblower Complaint at Jerry Brown | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

A frivolous lawsuit is a lawsuit that is intended to harass or delay an opposing party. A lawsuit can be deemed frivolous from the lawsuit itself, a baseless motion, a dfendents answer, or an appeal without an arguable basis. If you can stop a frivolous lawsuit the defendent using has their legal fees paid for… Read more »

Understanding Contract Grammar

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Understanding Contract Grammar | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

When you sign a contract, you need to understand everything in the document. Having a lawyer review your contract can help you understand, but there are certain other services that can give you a more firm footing. A company specializing in fraudulent grammar detection can help you understand if there is any misleading grammar in… Read more »

Goldman-Sachs and NY Fed Reserve Case

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Goldman-Sachs and NY Fed Reserve Case | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

Rohit Bansal is being charged for leaking documents from The New York Federal Reserve to Goldman Sachs. He had previously worked at both companies and many ex-employees of Goldman Sachs have moved to goverment agencies leading to the nickname, “Government Sachs”. The whistleblower in this case has been fired from the Federal Reserve against whistleblower… Read more »

Consumer Rights You Are Giving Away

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Consumer Rights You Are Giving Away | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

Consumers were outraged last year when General Mills changed their legal terms to mandatory arbitration, meaning you could not sue the company for any wrong doing. They changed the terms back in just a few days. Te National Association of Consumer Advocates notes that many contracts you sign including Netflix, Verizon, Groupon, home agreements, and financial services always… Read more »

Misrepresented Statements

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Understanding Contract Grammar | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

A contract becomes void if there is a misrepresented statement in the context. There are two ways a statement can be misrepresented, a false statement of fact or a inducement to break the contract.Even an opinion statement can be considered a false statement of fact if the person has special knowledge about the topic and they tell… Read more »

How Whistleblowers Can Protect Themselves When Filing a Claim

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Goldman-Sachs and NY Fed Reserve Case | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

  Have you ever wondered how whistleblowers – people who inform authorities about illegal activities in a workplace – protect themselves from retaliation by the organizations they inform on? Whistleblower claim filing is a brave thing to do, and these people are worthy of protection. One of the most common ways they protect themselves is… Read more »

UBS Fined for $33.5M

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Fraudulent Grammar and Frivolous Lawsuits | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

UBS Financial Services of Puerto Rico is being charged by FINRA and the SEC for multiple charges of contract fraud, negligence, unsuitable investments, etc. and they are being charged with $33.5 million. FINRA is seeking an additional $1B in damages for arbitration claims. UBS Financial’s broker is also being charged in Puerto Rico Federal Court for misleading… Read more »

Banks are Violating The 2012 Settlement

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Banks are Violating The 2012 Settlement | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

Three years ago the Attorney General Department decided that courts can step in if the banks continue mistreating homeowners during foreclosures and modifications. Over 60,000 complaints, which is probably underestimated, have been recieved since early 2014. One example is a women, Kimberly Cook, was afraid Bank of America was not going to renegotiate her loan and had received… Read more »

Key Examples of Government Fraud

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Key Examples of Government Fraud | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

Government fraud, or the act of procuring government funds through unethical means, is a substantial problem in the United States, and it is the taxpayers who ultimately foot the bill for these fraudulent actions. Government fraud is viewed as an exceedingly serious offense, and as such, it is an offense that is usually prosecuted to… Read more »

How to Stop Lawsuits by Understanding the Laws of Grammar

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Arbitration Clauses Eliminate Rights | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

If you’ve had a lawsuit filed against you, did you know it is possible to stop a lawsuit in its tracks? Many lawsuits are poorly written and difficult to understand. Sometimes, this is intentional because it works in favor of the person bringing the suit. Understanding the laws of grammar, or enlisting the help of… Read more »