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The Mortgage Debt Relief Act

The Mortgage Debt Relief Act expired at midnight on December 31, 2013.  You may ask, how does this affect me? Well if you are one of the many people that have faced foreclosure over the last few years, it may have tax implications on you if you are contemplating accepting a waiver of deficiency from…

Miami Dolphins: Bullying in the Workplace

Unfortunately, bullying has become a prevalent problem in today’s society that has increasingly caught the eye and attention of major news outlets.  Arguably, the most noteworthy case of bullying has emerged right here in our neighborhood, and interestingly enough, it did not occur in a middle school or high school.  Instead, it arose in a…

Car Dealer Sues CarFax, Alleges Some Reports Are Inaccurate

Story by Lynn Gordon / CBS12 News LAKE WORTH, Fla. — If you’ve bought a used car recently, chances are you checked the CarFax. Many consumers trust the vehicle history report to make sure the car has never been in an accident. But could that information be giving people a false sense of security? Off…

New York, New Jersey Foreclosure Delays Threaten Housing Rebound

    Recent academic research have faulted the judicial foreclosure laws for the lengthy timelines and the adverse impact on the housing market. “The laws across states use different legal theories as the basis for mortgages, and they balance the rights of creditors and borrowers very differently,” explains Assistant Professor of Real Estate Andra Ghent…

Carmel on the Case: A Sister’s Sorrow Lawsuit

WSVN-TV – Is a South Florida mental health hospital responsible for a patient’s suicide? The man’s heartbroken sister thinks so and has filed a lawsuit. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero has the special assignment report, A Sister’s Sorrow. Read more >