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District Court (Cal.) Says Stop Payment Fees Do Not Violate EFTA

In Foreman v. Bank of Am., N.A., No. 18-cv-01375-BLF, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136743 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 13, 2019), Judge Freeman addressed the propriety of a “stop payment” fee imposed by a bank on a consumer who wishes to stop…

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Duffey v. Tender Heart Home Care Agency, LLC

Summary judgment was improper where questions of fact remained as to whether the plaintiff was a domestic work employee of defendant caregiver placement agency for purposes of the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, Lab. Code 1450 et seq., rather than an independent contractor as the defendant claimed.

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Hyman, S.J.; Walser-Jolly, G.; Guzzetta, J.; & Wenrick, C. (Summer 2019). Unconscionability and Contractual Consent-to-Call Clauses Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Hyman, S.J.; Walser-Jolly, G.; Guzzetta, J.; & Wenrick, C. (Summer 2019). Unconscionability and Contractual Consent-to-Call Clauses Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 73 Conf. Cons. Fin. L. Q. 25. For more information, see TCPA Unconscionability Article.     

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