Tag Archives: Consumer

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supervision Manual 1.0

We represent a number of financial service providers, so it is important to understand the laws that govern them. However, it is also important to understand how their regulators view the law as well. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just … Continue reading

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No cause of action against purchaser under state consumer protection law

Benz Farm, LLP v. Cavendish Farms, Inc., — N.W.2d —-, 2011 WL 4089954 (N.D.) Benz sued Cavendish for breach of contract and violation of the North Dakota Unlawful Sales or Advertising Practices Act. Benz sells potatoes and Cavendish processes potatoes. … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports on do-it-yourself wills

The July issue of Consumer Reports had an interesting article (available on-line) on DIY will-drafting software, specifically, Quicken WillMaker, LegalZoom and Rocket Lawyer. The researchers created three different estate planning scenarios — nuclear family, blended family with a special needs … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart doesn't defeat consumer protection class action

Johnson v. General Mills, Inc. — F.R.D. —-, 2011 WL 4056208 (C.D. Cal.) Johnson sued General Mills and Yoplait under California's UCL and CLRA for falsely representing that YoPlus yogurt products promote digestive health. The court granted his motion for … Continue reading

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Support A Petition for an AALL Consumer Advocacy Caucus

On Firmer Ground is asking law librarians of AALL to sign a petition that will be available on the agenda for the upcoming Board Meeting, November 3-5th, 2011. Please read the Petition. If you agreed, you can sign it by … Continue reading

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