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Consumer/Business Law - Related Web Links
  Business
Car Problems
Identity Theft
Insurance
Medical
Patent, Copyright, Trademark & Trade Secrets
Predatory Lending
Utilities (Telephone & Power) Problems

Business
"Business and Human Resources" - from Nolo.com's Featured Free Articles
http://www.nolo.com/resource.cfm/catID/1745D9A3-D50D-4AAD-BFB3ED609A4EE3F5/111/

"Nevada Corporate Forms" - from Parasec indexing Nevada Secretary of State Forms http://www.parasec.com/stateforms.aspx

Car Problems
"Car Information-Many issues are explained at this website." - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
http://www.lacsn.org/consumer-rights-project/car-information

"Car Repairs" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/carrep.htm

"New Car Purchases" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/carnew.htm

"Used Car Purchases" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/carused.htm

"Odometer Fraud" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/odo.htm

"Car Leases" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/leases.htm

"Consumer Information: Automobiles" - from the Federal Trade Commission, the National Association of Attorneys General and the American Automobile Association
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/autos.shtm

"Truth in Lending: What you Must Be Told When Getting a Consumer Loan or Other Consumer Credit." - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/truth.htm

"Truth in Lending/Predatory Lending" - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
http://www.lacsn.org/consumer-rights-project/predatory-lending

Identity Theft
"If You Think Your Identity Has Been Stolen Here's What to Do Now"--from the Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/

Insurance
"Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Nevada" - from the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute
http://healthinsuranceinfo.net/getinsured/nevada/

"Nevada Insurance Alert" - verify an insurance company and check for known insurance scams
http://www.nvinsurancealert.com

"Form for Reporting Individual Insurance Fraud" - from Nevada Attorney General's Office NDOJ
http://ag.state.nv.us/org/bcj/spd/ifu/GENERAL%20PUBLIC.pdf

Medical
"Consumer Complaint Form from Nevada Board of Medical Examiners" - from State of Nevada Board of Medical Examiners
http://medboard.nv.gov/Forms/ComplaintInteractive.pdf

"Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Nevada" - from the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute
http://healthinsuranceinfo.net/getinsured/nevada/

"License Verification for Medical Doctor, Physician Assistant or Practitioner of Respiratory Care" - from State of Nevada Board of Medical Examiners
https://nsbme.mylicense.com/Verification/

"Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule" - from United States Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/

Patent, Copyright, Trademark & Trade Secrets
"Patents, Copyright & Art" - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
http://www.nolo.com/resource.cfm/catID/FD8C060B-5DD4-4809-A53ECCF6BBD87E32/310/

Predatory Lending
"Don't Borrow Trouble" Office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, an informational web site on predatory lending. Northern Nevada Residents may also call the related hot line at 775-337-6363 for assistance with predatory lending problems.
http://www.dontborrowtrouble.com/

"Truth in Lending/Predatory Lending" - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
http://www.lacsn.org/consumer-rights-project/predatory-lending

Utilities (Telephone & Power) Problems
"Cramming: Mystery Phone Charges" -from the Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/products/pro18.shtm

"Slamming"(unauthorized phone service switching) - from Nevada Public Utilities Commission
http://pucweb1.state.nv.us/PUCN/ConsumerInfo/slamming.htm


 

 




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