Francis & Mailman Score Big for Little Guy

July 26th, 2017

Francis & Mailman won a major lawsuit in June against TransUnion with $60 million on the line. TransUnion violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act when credit checks confused consumers with other individuals found on the United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control or OFAC’s “blocked list.” The list includes terrorists, arms dealers, narcotics […]

Wells Fargo Scandal: The Who, What, When and How

October 17th, 2016

In September, Wells Fargo employees were caught secretly creating millions of unauthorized bank and credit card accounts since 2011. These accounts gave the bank an increase in its sales figures and profit. What Happened? According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, employees enrolled their customers in online banking services by creating fake PIN numbers and […]

Francis and Mailman Clients reported on in National Night Show Piece.

April 11th, 2016

Clients of Francis & Mailman were reported on in last night’s episode of the show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO. The episode highlighted credit reporting issues.

4th Circuit Approves Industry Changing Settlement Attained by Team of Consumer Lawyers Including Francis & Mailman, PC

December 9th, 2015

Law360, Los Angeles (December 4, 2015, 10:28 PM ET) — The Fourth Circuit on Friday upheld a $13.5 million settlement in a class action alleging LexisNexis Risk and Information Analytics Group Inc. violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by selling reports to debt collectors without first obtaining users’ certification, rejecting class objectors’ arguments that the […]