Consumer Rights


What is a YoYo Sale? – Alabama Consumer Fraud Lawyer Judson E. Crump

You go to a car lot and apply for financing to buy a car.  “Congratulations!” they say.  “You’re Approved.”  So you sign the contract and drive off in the car.  Only later do you discover that you were not, in truth, approved.  Your “approval” has been yanked, and now they’re […]


Are you in the Equifax Data Breach? DO NOT sign up with their website!! – Alabama Credit Reporting Attorney Judson E. Crump

Equifaxsecurity2017.com was created by Equifax in response to the hack.  But asking for their help requires you to waive your rights to sue them.  Don’t fall for it. When the news broke that Equifax had let the personal information of millions of Americans get stolen by hackers, the giant data […]


“Asset Recovery Associates” sued for FDCPA and Fair Credit Violations

Financial Credit Service, Inc., also known as “Asset Recovery Associates, Inc.” has been sued in Alabama for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act. Our client is a recently retired docks worker.  He has good credit, good income, and has made it a practice of […]


Alabama Woman Sues Nationwide Credit Reporting Agencies for False Credit Reporting – Alabama Fair Credit Reporting Attorney Judson E. Crump

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawsuit Filed against TransUnion, Experian, and JPMorgan Chase Bank On June 21, 2017, we filed the case of Savage v. Chase, TransUnion, & Equifax in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.  Our client was the victim of identity theft.  Somehow, an unknown individual […]


Alabama Legislature Working Hard to Protect Scammers, Pyramid Schemes, and False Advertisers – Alabama Consumer Rights Lawyer Judson E. Crump 1

Pyramid Schemes.  False Advertising.  Deceptive Sales Scams.  This behavior has been officially protected by the Alabama Legislature. In March of 2016, Mr. Phillip “Phil” Williams, an Alabama state Senator from Huntsville, offered a huge favor to fraudulent businesses: he proposed SB270.  This was a law that amended the Alabama Deceptive […]


Chuck Stevens Chevrolet Found Liable for Defrauding Alabama Woman – Consumer Rights Attorney Judson E. Crump

Chuck Stevens Chevrolet of Atmore, Inc. sold Tamie Shufford a car that had about 1,000 more miles on it than they certified in their sale contract. Their salesman told her the car was new and had only 67 miles on it.  The paperwork and the odometer disclosure forms said the same […]


Fine Print Explained: Car Sale Contracts, Part 2 – Alabama Consumer Rights Attorney Judson E. Crump

Deciphering Car Sale Contracts, Continued. If you haven’t read the first part of this article, you should read it here. Today we look at all that fine print on the back side of your car sale contract, and figure out what it all means.   XI.  Finance Charge and Payments. […]


Alabama Legislature Proposes to Help Credit Card Companies Sue their Customers – Alabama Debtor’s Rights Attorney Judson E. Crump

The Credit Industry Lobby has Succeeded in Convincing the Alabama Legislature to Make it Easier to Sue Customers. Once again, a big business lobby has convinced some of the fools in Montgomery to propose a bill that would help the huge-money finance industry at the expense of ordinary working people. […]


Virginia College = Scum – Alabama Consumer Rights Attorney Judson E. Crump

Thinking About Enrolling at Virginia College? DON’T! Usually I’m pretty upbeat about my law practice.  I get to represent real people with real world problems.  I don’t have billing hour requirements.  My clients are always very grateful for my work.  I set my own hours and take or turn down […]