Are you in need of a fierce consumer advocate? The Marovitch Law Firm, LLC is committed to zealously fighting for consumers against abusive, unfair, and deceptive business practices.
Are you in need of a fierce consumer advocate? The Marovitch Law Firm, LLC is committed to zealously fighting for consumers against abusive, unfair, and deceptive business practices. Reasonable rates and free initial consultation - Contact the firm today!
The firm's practice focuses primarily on the following:
Spam Text Messages, Unsolicited Phone Calls, and Junk Faxes
The federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") prohibits certain wrongful telemarketing practices, including sending a spam text message to a consumer's cell phone, initiating a call to a person's phone using an artificial or pre-recorded voice, contacting a consumer whose number is on the National Do Not Call List, calling a consumer before 8:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m., sending an unsolicited fax advertisement to another party, or disconnecting an unanswered telemarketing call before 15 seconds or 4 rings.
Best of all, each call, text, or fax made in violation of the TCPA entitles the recipient to up to $1,500!
Debt Collection Defense/FDCPA
Is a debt collector contacting you about a debt they say you owe? If you're sick of the calls and letters, or if you were sued by a collection agency attempting to collect a supposed debt, the Marovitch Law Firm, LLC is here to help.
Debt collection is a high-volume business, and unfortunately, a typical collection agency strategy involves filing massive amounts of collection actions against consumers and relying on the fact that the majority will result in either a default judgment after the defendant fails to appear at court, or a favorable settlement with an unrepresented individual who lacks the necessary legal knowledge to adequately defend the suit. Don't let this happen to you. If you've been sued be a debt collector, send a copy of the complaint to the firm for a free attorney review.
You may also even be entitled to money for the wrongful actions of the particular debt collector, regardless of whether you owe the debt or not. The federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA") prohibits certain conduct in connection with the attempted collection of a debt, including:
Violations of the FDCPA can entitle the consumer to up to $1,000 and payment of their attorney's fees!
Consumer Class Actions
A class action is a procedural device that allows for the adjudication of numerous personsâ rights in a single lawsuit.
Class actions are an important tool in the consumer arsenal, as many consumer disputes relate to situations where the amount of actual damages is relatively small. For example, say a company has scammed numerous people by withdrawing $100 from their bank accounts without authorization. On an individual basis, each person would likely be unable to recover the $100 because it simply would not be worth the time and expense of filing a lawsuit over that amount. However, if the company stole $100 from enough people, this can potentially add up to a significant amount of money that it certainly should not be allowed to retain. A class action would enable one or more of the consumers (the ânamed plaintiffsâ) to sue the company on behalf of themselves and the others who were similarly scammed (the âclassâ), in order to recover their money. Thus, the class action device can empower consumers to hold a company accountable for its wrongful actions, despite the latter's greater size and financial resources.
Qui Tam/Whistleblower Suits
When a company cheats the government, we all pay. A "qui tam" action under the False Claims Act is a lawsuit in which one or more individuals sue on behalf of the government. Do you know about a hospital or other healthcare provider that overbills Medicare or Medicaid, or pays or receives kickbacks for business or a particular service? The federal False Claims Act places severe penalties on wrongdoers (including actual damages and up to $11,000 for every false claim submitted) and entitles whistleblowers to 15-30% of the total amount recovered for the government!
The Marovitch Law Firm, LLC frequently provides its services on a contingent fee basis (i.e., no fee unless you win). Contact attorney Dan Marovitch today for a free case review!
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