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Judge: One unsolicited phone call on cell phone enough to allow class action lawsuit vs Allstate

By Justin Stoltzfus | May 1, 2018

A federal judge has denied a request to dismiss a class-action suit against Allstate for allegedly placing unsolicited sales calls to customers’ cell phones, even though the lead plaintiff received only one such phone call.

CFPB's new rule 'large gift for class action lawyers'; Court challenges coming

By John O'Brien | Jul 13, 2017

As the director of a federal consumer protection agency seemingly fights for his job, he has gone ahead with plans to finalize a controversial rule – and a court challenge seems imminent.

CFPB targets tribal lenders for breaking state usury laws, could have far-reaching impact

By Mike Helenthal | May 12, 2017

An expert on consumer financing law says a recent action filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Chicago federal court could have far-reaching effects on tribal lending, and more generally, restrict the availability of some forms of consumer credit.

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