National Consumer Law Center

The National Consumer Law Center is an American nonprofit organization specializing in consumer issues on behalf of low-income people. Legal services, government and private attorneys, as well as community organizations, work with the center to advocate for consumer reform.The National Consumer Law Center primarily researches consumer law in America and writes books for consumer lawyers and other legal advocates for those of low income.The NCLC does not take cases for or represent individual consumers.
Posts about National Consumer Law Center
  • Equifax proves case against forced arbitration

    … those affected by the breach a free, one-year credit monitoring service called TrustedID Premier, which will watch credit reports for suspicious activity, lock and unlock Equifax credit reports, scan the internet for Social Security numbers, and add insurance for identity theft. But the service includes a forced arbitration clause, which pushes all…

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 15 readers -
  • Arbitration Takes a Hit – Finally!

    … with their consumer customers to say, in essence, you are going to pay me for something, either a service or product, and if I cause harm to you in any way, you agree you cannot sue me in court. According to the NCLC (National Consumer Law Center), the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) recently proposed a rule to prohibit contracts that have…

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 26 readers -
  • Tougher Legislation For Banks And Debt Buyers

    … that is a true representation of their financial status, and a credit score that is fair and accurate.” The Bill is also garnering wide support from consumer advocacy groups. Currently The Consumer Reporting Fairness Act is supported by Americans for Financial Reform, Center for Responsible Lending, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of America…

    Cynthia Lawson/ Bond and Botes- 37 readers -