Consumer Law In 2021: A Look Ahead

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Consumer Law 2021
The lawyers of Chhabra Gibbs & Herrington PLLC spend each day fighting for the rights of consumers, and we look forward to continuing the fight in 2021. We are proud supporters of the efforts of organizations such as the National Consumer Law Center. Below are just some of the goals NCLC will be working on in 2021 – and...

I Was in a Car Wreck in Mississippi and the Accident Report is Wrong. What Can I Do?

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Report of accident
We see people quite often who are concerned that a car accident report or Mississippi crash report is wrong. We have heard many explanations like the officer wouldn’t listen, the officer knew the other person and was friends with them, or even that the officer didn’t talk to you. So, what can you do when the accident report is wrong?...

New FDCPA Rule on Debt Collector Contact

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Debt FDCPA
Recently, A new final rule was announced on certain provisions of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), a federal law that provides limitations on what debt collectors can do when collecting certain types of debt. The new rule clarifies ways in which debt collectors can communicate with consumers and what types of collection practices are a violation of...

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
Many migrant children enter our country unlawfully each year, some alone and some with a single parent.  Our government has created a pathway to status in the U.S. for these “unaccompanied” minors called Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.  Depending on the state the child resides in, the guardian of the child can seek custody, guardianship, or the equivalent. Upon the...

Doctor Appointment Attendance is Important to an Injury Case

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Attendance with your doctor
One of the best ways to ensure you get adequate and fair compensation for your injury in Mississippi is to make sure you receive medical treatment and do so in a timely manner. Documentation matters and attendance matters. The reasons that appointment attendance is important is that it can help paint a clearer picture about your injury, it may...