Jan
26

What Happens When The Credit Bureaus Claim You Are Deceased?

File under: Reported As Deceased
by: Chris Kittell

An excellent article about an all too common occurrence with the big three credit bureaus - reporting the living as deceased!

Jan
5

Forced Arbitration - The Height of Hypocrisy

File under: Santander Forced Arbitration
by: Chris Kittell

A New Mexico court struck a hypocritical forced arbitration clause that forced virtually all consumers' claims into arbitration (i.e. no right to a jury trial) but allowed the corporation to bring its claims in court rather than arbitration if it so desired. 

Jan
5

Client's Choice Award for 2014!

File under: Clients Choice Award Awards
by: Chris Kittell

Proud to announce that the Kittell Law Firm received the Avvo's Client's Choice Award for 2014 for the practice areas of Personal Injury, Car Accident and Identity Theft.  Thank you clients!

Aug
23

Mandatory (i.e. unfair) Arbitration Takes a Hit, Albeit a Small One

File under: Arbitration Nguyen V Barnes Noble
by: Chris Kittell

The Ninth Circuit issued a decision earlier this week in the case of Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble that put at least a small modicum of common sense back into the anti-consumer world of arbitration.

Aug
22

CFPB levies $2.75 million fine against auto finance company for reporting inaccurate credit information

File under: Cfpb First Investors
by: Chris Kittell

The CFPB is ordering an auto finance company to pay a $2.75 million fine for providing inaccurate information about borrowers to credit reporting firms, potentially harming tens of thousands of customers.

Jul
28

Don't Go Pro Se!

File under: Fcra Pro Se
by: Chris Kittell

Please, please, please ... don't represent yourself pro se if you have a FCRA claim!

Jul
27

Even the United States Government is Subject to the FCRA

File under: Bormes V United States Fcra Sovereign Immunity
by: Chris Kittell

Even the United States government is subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, at least according to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in a recent decision.

Jul
1

Forced Arbitration Takes Away Your Rights!

File under: Forced Arbitration Clauses
by: Chris Kittell

Forced arbitration takes away the rights of millions of consumers ever year ... and most do not even know about it until it is too late.  

May
15

The Truth About the McDonald's Hot Coffee Case

File under: Hot Coffee Case Mcdonalds Tort Reform
by: Chris Kittell

The New York Times in 2013 prepared a short documentary regarding the McDonald's Hot Coffee case that supporters of tort reform tout as a frivolous lawsuit.  Watch this documentary to get the actual facts, not the maliciously converted misstatement of the facts that pro tort reformers claim to be true.

Nov
30

Kittell named 2013 Rising Star by MidSouth Super Lawyers Magazine

File under: Super Lawyers Rising Star Honors Awards
by: Chris Kittell

MidSouth Super Lawyers recently named Christopher E. Kittell a 2013 Rising Star for the three state area of Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys in the three state area are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.  This is the fourth year in a row that Kittell has been named a Rising Star by MidSouth Super Lawyers, going back to 2010.

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