Most Americans live in fear of missing the April 15th filing deadline because the IRS imposes consequences on taxpayers such as late-filing penalties, late-payment penalties, and interest on overdue tax bills. But what happens when the IRS misses a deadline for paying your return?
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Medical billing errors are far more common than you think. Some studies suggest that four out of five medical bills contain errors, while another estimates that $68 billion in healthcare spending is erroneously charged.
It is important for you to know your consumer rights, especially if you need to dispute a charge on a bill. There are plenty of dubious bill collectors out there who don’t care if you have a billing error on your account; they just want your money.
The Department of Justice has filed suit against a telemarketer that hounded consumers about solar panels. His companies made about 1.3 million robocalls to people trying to pressure them into buying solar panels even though they were on the Do Not Call list.
Change is in the air. If you have a credit card, then you've been forced to give up your constitutional right to sue the card issuer. Maybe, just maybe, that is about to change.
Consumers should be wary when zombie debt pops up because there's a good chance it could turn out to be a scam. Zombie debt is old debt that has been purchased by debt collectors hoping to intimidate consumers into paying the debt. If you're contacted by a collection agency about an old debt, don't give in...
When elderly parents are no longer able to make medical decisions for themselves, their children are frequently named medical proxies. But does this authority over a parent’s medical care carry over to signing legally binding contracts? And are you signing away your parent’s right to sue their nursing home?
The class action complaint against BMW of North America, LLC that arose from alleged defects in the MINI Cooper is coming to an end. The class action suit was brought from Plaintiffs Joshua Skeen and Laurie Freeman, represented by Jeffrey Alan Koncius, Kiesel Larson LLP & William J. Pinilis, Pinilis Halpern.
According to Senior U.S. District Judge William H. Walls’ opinion filed on Wednesday in New Jersey federal court, BMW of North America LLC could end up paying more than $30 million to settle a proposed consumer class action over allegedly defective engines in Mini Coopers.