Articles tagged as Information
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Posted on April 22, 2021 by Manuel Yoon
The goal of this Act, approved in September 1977, was to eliminate abusive debt collection practices by debt collectors and to promote consistent state action to protect consumers against debt collection abuses and invasions of individual privacy.The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act laid down specific guidelines pertaining to these processes:Acquisition Of InformationAny debt collector trying to obtain location information of a customer would identify himself and his purpose properly and when the need arises also disclose his employer...
Database Hacks - Are Banks Required To Notify You?
Posted on March 22, 2021 by Manuel Yoon
Ever wonder if banks are required to tell customers when their systems are hacked? You might be shocked to learn they're not.The sole exception to this standard has been database hacks that effect California residents.Companies doing business in California must provide such notice under the California Security Breach Information Act.The situation is changing quickly on the national level.Regulations have been issued by federal fund agencies that currently force banks to tell customers when their personal data has been subjected to unauthorized third parties...
Online Guide to Public Records
Posted on January 23, 2021 by Manuel Yoon
Are you interested in if your business colleague led to the presidential campaign? Wondering who owns the abandoned lot on the opposite side of town? Or on a more character note, are you attempting to trace your family tree and can not recall Great-Aunt Susie's third husband?You may find your answers through an online public records search.Due diligence applies, as the information at some sites can be obsolete or inaccurate...
How to Find the Right Lawyer for Your Small Business
Posted on October 24, 2020 by Manuel Yoon
As a small business owner, it is quite possible that you encounter conflicts which may lead to lawsuits and you may have to get a lawyer that will assist you solve the issues.Finding the"right lawyer" could be quite hard or even intimidating, particularly for men and women who's never working with a lawyer before.However, by choosing the correct approach you may find the ideal attorney who can best assist you...
Please, Take My Medical Privacy?
Posted on August 14, 2020 by Manuel Yoon
We all can give an anecdote about how we live daily with less privacy.However, in a more compact way, examine for a moment how this erosion is performed in our lives every day as increasingly--and frequently, subtly--we unwittingly give away access to highly personal, medical info.In regular personal injury law, claimants (a claimant is a person who"puts their physical or medical condition at issue" in a lawsuit for injuries caused by a car collision or other incidental or deliberate act) innocently surrender psychiatric and medical information...