Helen Mac Murray comments on the stiff terms imposed in the recent settlement between 41 state attorneys general and Retrieval-Masters Credit Bureau, who operated a collection agency that suffered a 2019 data breach that exposed the personal information of more than 7 million individuals.Read More »
Helen Mac Murray shares insight on a bill that aims to make it easier for consumers to have student loans and medical debts discharged when filing for bankruptcy protection.Read More »
How can companies avoid having complaints filed about them? What happens if a consumer does complain about you? What can you learn from going through the complaint process? Learn from Helen Mac Murray and a panel of industry leaders in this 3-part series of “quick-hit” videos.View »
Congratulations to M&S Attorney Josh Stevens, who was promoted to partner and will lead the firm’s new office in Cincinnati. Read more about Josh and M&S’s growing footprint.Read More »
Helen Mac Murray shares insight on a just-passed Massachusetts bill creating a student loan ombudsman office and requiring servicers of student loans to obtain a license.Read More »
In effect since 1970, the Fair Credit Reporting Act has been amended considerably over the last 50 years, yet remains one of the most impactful – and confusing – pieces of consumer protection regulation enacted. With credit-related complaints topping the list of consumer complaints received by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, FCRA class actions remain a lucrative, and growing, area for opportunistic plaintiffs’ attorneys.
Join M&S attorney Erica Hollar to learn more about FCRA and your obligations as an employer, best practices to stay in compliance, and how to avoid the common pitfalls that may be putting your business at risk of costly violations.Register»