practice area: worker/consumer protection & complex litigation

Federal and state laws provide workers and consumers with broad protections from unfair business practices.

 

The firm is often contacted by individuals with similar or overlapping concerns. We investigate complaints to evaluate the presence of a pattern and practice of potential violations. The firm is presently investigating several issues:

 

  • Predatory foreclosure practices

 

The firm is currently investigating complaints that banks and other mortgage servicing entities have engaged in unfair and fraudulent business practices related to foreclosure actions. If you believe you are the victim of predatory foreclosure practices or have had your ownership rights subject to any irregularities please contact us for a free evaluation.

 

  • Denial of employment benefits and improper calculation of commissions

 

The firm is currently investigating complaints that large retailers and department stores are improperly denying or canceling employment benefits, including health and dental coverage. The firm is also investigating irregularities in the calculation of commission wages. If you believe you are the victim of these practices please contact us for a free evaluation.

 

  • Misclassification as an independent contractor/uncompensated expenses as a delivery driver

 

The firm is currently investigating complaints by delivery drivers, both restaurant and courier, that their employers are misclassifying them as independent contractors resulting in failure to pay hourly wages (regular and premium overtime) for all hours worked. The firm is also investigating the failure to pay compensable expenses incurred in the course of making deliveries.

 

  • Automobile design defects

 

The firm is currently investigating complaints that automobile manufacturers are not adequately testing crashworthiness to evaluate risks for 5th percentile victims (children and those of smaller stature) or failing to disclose known risks.