Stop Abusive Collection Calls Now! At no cost to you.
Tired of being afraid to answer your phone? Contact us to find out how to stop the collection calls. Don't let debt collectors violate your rights. You have a right to sue them and make them pay you.
Numerous state and federal laws protect consumers from debt collector abuse including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, (FDCPA), Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA), Florida Deceptive and Unfair and Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, (FCRA).
Consumer debt collectors are entitled to use legitimate means to ensure that people pay their debts, but they cannot abuse people in collection phone calls or in writing.
Debtors have many different rights. Did you know for instance, that consumer debt collectors may not telephone you at work if they know that your employer does not permit such phones calls, or the phone calls are not convenient for you?
Debt collectors cannot use false or misleading statements to make you pay. Debt collectors cannot add on phony collection fees and interest. Debt collectors cannot try to embarrass or shame you into payment by telling co-workers, or neighbors about your debts.
The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act not only protects you from harassment by collection companies but also protects you from banks, credit unions, auto finance companies, landlords, property management companies, pay day lenders, and mortgage servicers.
- In order to help us better fight for you, we recommend that you take the following actions:
- Take detailed notes about each interaction with the debt collector, including the date and time of the call and the name of the debt collector
- Save copies of all letters, emails, and other written correspondence to and from the debt collector
- Save any abusive messages left on your voicemail or answering machine
We sue abusive collectors and creditors.
Call or email us today for your free consultation!
Managing Partner, Max Story, is a consumer protection attorney in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.
He has litigated hundreds of consumer lawsuits involving the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act, the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
He has also been appointed class counsel in numerous consumer class actions and is active in various state and national consumer organizations.
Mr. Story was a speaker at the Annual Florida Bar Convention, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, for the Consumer Protection Law Committee's seminar "At the Corner of Technology & Consumer Law," June 2016.
Our lawyers know about the many different types of abusive collection practices which violate the law and can assist in bringing a lawsuit for actual damages, up to $1000 in statutory damages and possibly more for actual damages plus attorneys' fees and costs.
Keep in mind you have a limited amount of time in which to sue a debt collector from the date it violated the law.
If you do not sue within that time, the law will bar you forever from making a claim.
Attorney Max Hunter Story
Consumer Rights Litigation Conference