On October 30, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an order reaffirming  that ads faxed with the express permission of the recipient must include a notice with instructions about how to opt out of future faxes. The order rejects petitions by a number of businesses claiming that  the Telephone Consumer Protection Act  (TCPA) opt-out… Read More

Please contact us if a debt buyer or collection agency is suing you on a hospital or medical debt in Illinois.… Read More

Please contact us if you were sued  in a Marion County Township Small Claims Court and have received a motion to transfer the case to another township.  You may be entitled to recover damages under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.… Read More

Whether or not your home phone number or numbers are registered on the national Do-Not-Call list, the Federal Communications Commission  requires a person or entity placing voice telephone solicitations to your home to maintain a record of your direct request to that caller not to receive future telephone solicitations from that person or entity. The… Read More

The following description of the FCC ruling is from an industry source:   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued an orderfinally clarifying that opt-out notices are required in solicited facsimile advertisements. In doing so, the FCC recognized the confusion caused by its prior orders and commentary, granting the petitioning entities a retroactive waiver of the… Read More

Debbie contacted us because a debt collector had sent a fax to her employer. The fax was on the header of a collection agency. Right at the top of the fax was her Social Security number, available to anyone who happened to grab it from the fax machine. The fax asked for her job title, dates… Read More