Dickinson & Gibbons consumer law attorneys have extensive experience under both state and federal law representing national and regional banking institutions, lenders, and collection agencies and professionals in claims brought by consumers under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Collection Practices Act and the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.
The firm represents a select group of financial institutions and businesses in the aggressive defense of these claims, that often involve unfavorable attorney fee provisions that drive up the cost and ramifications of litigation. Dickinson & Gibbons is a member of ACA International, The Association of Credit Professionals, a collaboration of third party collection agencies, law firms, asset buying companies, and creditors, representing more than 230,000 industry employees.
Our consumer law attorneys diligently evaluate these consumer claims up front to determine whether they can be cost effectively resolved short of protracted litigation. When these claims cannot be reasonably resolved, our clients are comforted by the fact that the consumer law attorney's at Dickinson & Gibbons are seasoned trial attorneys. Our consumer law attorney’s are cognizant of the forces that drive consumer litigation, and they strive to obtain the most cost effective resolution for our corporate and financial institution clients. They are skilled in navigating through the federal district courts throughout Florida, as many of these cases end up in federal court.
In select cases, Dickinson & Gibbons' consumer law attorneys represent consumers in litigation against corporate defendants where the violation of consumer rights are particularly egregious. We have successfully prosecuted consumer law violations, including unfair trade practices, fraud claims, civil RICO claims, and other consumer law claims against moving companies, financial institutions, motor vehicle repair shops, contractors and others.