YOUR CONSUMER PROTECTION
ATTORNEY IN JACKSONVILLE
The firm helps Florida consumers that have been victimized by debt collectors, robocallers, scammers, fraudsters, and others who prey on unsuspecting consumers. Consumer protection laws are enacted to protect the average consumer from unfair practices, inaccurate information and unethical ways of doing business. When consumer rights are abused, we are sensitive to and understand the economic and emotional damage that consumer abuse causes.
FIGHT BACK AGAINST DEBT COLLECTORS
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. There are also laws that protect you from certain unauthorized calls or texts to your cell phone. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) is a federal law that restricts certain types of calls to your cell phone without your consent.
Glenn Banner has years of experience representing debt collectors, creditors, banks and mortgage lenders in debt collection litigation. He now uses his specialized knowledge and insight to protect and enforce the legal rights of consumers. You should contact your Jacksonville FDCPA and FCCPA attorney today if you have experienced any of these common practices by debt collectors, creditors, banks and mortgage lenders:
STOP ANNOYING AND HARASSING
TEXTS AND CALLS
If you are receiving unauthorized and unsolicited calls and texts to your cell phone you may be entitled to monetary damages. Did you know that federal law and Florida law protects you from certain types of unauthorized calls and texts? The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) is a federal law that law restricts certain types of calls (robocalls) to your cell phone without your consent. The TCPA regulates the types of calls that telemarketers, mortgage servicers, debt collectors, phone providers, retailers and businesses from using certain types of automatic calling systems and recorded voice messages (robocalls) to your cell phone.
Florida law provides additional protection to consumers with the Florida Telemarketing Act, as well as restrictions on telephone solicitation, as listed under consumer protection statutes outlined in chapter 501. Under Florida Statute § 501.059, any telephone solicitor who make unsolicited calls must immediately identify themselves by their true first and last name, as well as a business on who’s behalf they are calling. The statute also regulates automated calls connecting consumers to pre-recorded messages. In addition, the Florida Telemarketing Act, codified in Florida Statute § 501.616, requires commercial telephone sellers to be licensed and restricts calls during certain times of day
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Experienced The Following:
What to do if you are the victim
of unfair collection practices
and harassing calls.
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If your rights under federal and Florida consumer protection laws are being violated or you are being harassed by debt collectors you need to take action quickly. Glenn Banner 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 attorney provides legal services throughout Northeast Florida, including, Jacksonville, St. Johns County, Fernandina Beach, the Jacksonville Beaches, Ponte Vedra, Nocatee, Julington Creek, St. Augustine and all communities in between.