Often relying on “forum selection clauses” in contracts, law firms will bring suits against consumers in a state or county which the consumer neither lives in nor signed the contract in. This conduct violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. If this happens to you, contact attorneys experienced in consumer law (such as Wampler & Souder) right away.
Custom Home Builders and sellers of new homes often provide “warranties” from warranty companies at the time of purchase. These warranties claim to offer the consumer extra protection. However, in reality they primarily dodge liability for the home-builder and severely limit the consumer’s rights. The South Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled in Smith v. D.R. Horton, Inc. that a warranty from Residential Warranty Corporation […]