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Author: Austin T. Hamilton, Esq.

What is an “interpleader action” after a failed real estate purchase?

June 14, 2023 Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

When a real estate contract fails to close, disputes over the binder deposit may arise. In such cases, an escrow agent can initiate an interpleader action, seeking court intervention to determine who is entitled to the funds, while recovering their attorneys’ fees and costs. Understanding this process is crucial for all parties involved in failed real estate purchases.

What Exposure Does a Business Have to Attorneys’ Fees Under the FCCPA and the FDCPA?

January 17, 2023 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog, Insurance Industry Legal Blog

The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) are two pro-consumer statutes.  Businesses should be aware of each statute.  Oftentimes, consumer lawyers bring claims for technical violations of the statutes, even when there are not any real damages suffered by a consumer.  When […]

What Are “Statutory Damages” Under the FCCPA and the FDCPA?

January 17, 2023 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog, Insurance Industry Legal Blog

The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) are two pro-consumer statutes.  Businesses should be aware of each statute.  Oftentimes, consumer lawyers bring claims for technical violations of the statutes, even when there are not any actual damages suffered by a consumer.  When […]

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