Mar 29

Get Involved! Help Pass A Rule To Remove Class Action Bans In Arbitration Clauses

For years, companies have been stripping consumers’ access to justice and right to the courts by installing forced arbitration clauses deep in the fine print of their contracts.  By forcing consumers into arbitration and banning them from the courts, companies have set up a rigged system where they are able to evade consumer laws and […]

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Mar 29

Why We Need Class Actions

Class actions often get a bad rap.  People say that the lawyers get all the money and the class members receive next to nothing.  These stories are spread around in the media and then by word-of-mouth.  Big corporations are often responsible for planting these stories. Click here to read more about class actions from Christine […]

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Mar 29

Grossly Unfair High-Interest Loans are Common in New Mexico

Twenty percent of New Mexicans have taken out a payday loan.  If you’re not rich and have an unexpected financial emergency – someone gets sick, the car breaks down, you and your partner break up and you have to take over all the bills – then you may not be able to make it to […]

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Mar 29

Consumer Laws Protect Us All

Some laws – for example, consumer protection laws, civil rights laws or environmental protection laws – are considered socially beneficially.  Enforcement of these laws helps more than just the person who has been wronged.  Enforcement of these laws helps society as a whole. Society is better off if businesses are not allowed to get away […]

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