Jim Francis of Francis & Mailman Featured on Mistaken Death Master File News Report

February 15th, 2019

An investigative news report for Philadelphia exposed the story of Nicole Landen, whom the Social Security Administration falsely declared dead and mistakenly placed her on the Death Master File. Consumer Protection Attorney Jim Francis explained that Social Security errors are not easy to fix, especially once the credit reporting agencies are notified. Once someone is […]

Francis & Mailman Provides Award Funds to Advance Consumer Justice

January 14th, 2019

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) provides civil legal aid to help low-income people access information, receive legal assistance and representation, and to know and understand their rights. Because of this mission, CLSMF receives Cy Pres and court settlement funds. These funds come from the settlements of class-action suits and are distributed to organizations that […]

The Marriott Starwood Data Breach: What Happened & Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

January 10th, 2019

Marriott International experienced a breach of its Starwood guest reservation database that exposed the personal information of up to 500 million people. This incident is considered one of the largest data breaches in the hotel industry. If your information was exposed in the Marriott Starwood data breach, or you suspect it was exposed, learn what […]

Mark Mailman of Francis & Mailman Wins 2018 Consumer Attorney of the Year Award

November 5th, 2018

In October 2018, Mark Mailman of Francis & Mailman was awarded the 2018 Consumer Attorney of the Year award from the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA). NACA is a nationwide organization of more than 1,500 consumer attorneys and advocates who represent the victims of abusive and fraudulent business practices. The 2018 Consumer Advocacy Awards […]