Are debt collectors bothering you because you lost your job and can’t afford to pay your debts? If they are leaving demanding voice messages and calling you abusive names, they’ve broken the law and you can take action. Read on to learn more about your rights.
Your Rights Under the FDCPA
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is designed to protect consumers overwhelmed by debt. It controls guidelines for the debt collection industry and penalizes agencies that use methods like the following:
● Calling you at an inconvenient time
● Pretending to be attorneys or police officers
● Refusing to provide you with information about the debt
● Swearing and screaming at you
● Reporting incorrect information to the credit bureaus
● Calling solely for the purposes of harassing you
Company Profile: Taurus Law Group, PC
If you are being called by Taurus Law Group, PC, more information about the company is below.
Taurus Law Group, PC is a law firm and debt collection agency in Beverly, Massachusetts. It was founded in 2014, has 10 employees, and is managed by James A. Cambece, Jr. According to the firm’s website, it also practices personal injury law. An examination of litigation records at the PACER website shows that those who believed that Taurus Law Group, PC was harassing them aggressively stood their ground.
Alleged Violations against Taurus Law Group, PC
According to PACER, in or around early 2016, Taurus Law Group, PC began contacting a Massachusetts consumer to collect a debt. He claimed that collectors called him at work using an autodialer and ignored him when he told them to stop.
Feeling harassed by Taurus Law Group, PC, he got a complimentary consultation from a consumer lawyer and sued the firm for:
● Calling him at work despite requests to the contrary
● Harassing him with an autodialer
The matter was later settled.
Hire a Consumer Lawyer
The phone number for this debt collector is 1-844-282-8787. Whenever you notice it on your caller ID, it confirms that you are being called by Taurus Law Group, PC. If they ignore your requests to stop calling you at work, hire a consumer lawyer and file a claim against Taurus Law Group, PC. Collection agencies who break the law can be ordered to pay you $1,000 per violation, so when a collection agency turns up the heat on you, see a consumer lawyer about enforcing your rights.
*Case taken from PACER (www.pacer.gov). File number is Case 1:16-cv-11897-MBB from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Massachusetts.
Disclaimer: The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be constructed as legal advice. If you file a claim against Taurus Law Group, PC or any other third-party collection agency, you may not be entitled to any compensation.