consumer rights

Update on SCAMS to watch for. Guest: Joseph Ridout, Manager of Consumer Services for Consumer Action, the National Consumer Advocacy and Educational Organization. Listeners with questions/comments for Chuck and/or Joseph, please call 415-841-4134.

State Bar of California Consumer ProjectsGuest: State Bar President Luis RodriguezListeners with questions for Chuck or Luis Rodriguez, please call 415-841-4134.Also, tonight, March 26, is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night. While Your Legal Rights is on-the-air, 7-8pm, we invite you to call our off-air number with questions on any law topic the attorneys on hand are prepared to discuss: 800-525-9917 for your private consultation. 

Bankruptcy Law.

Oct 9, 2013

Bankruptcy Law:  Financially desperate consumers dealing with loan sharks
and consumer rights re student debt.

Guest:  Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law Leon Bayer.

Listeners with questions/comments for Chuck Finney and Leon Bayer, please call: 415-841-4134

Insurance Fraud Crimes.

May 29, 2013

Insurance Fraud Crimes.

Guests:  San Mateo County participants: Deputy District Attorney Sharon Henry, Deputy In Charge of the Insurance Fraud Unit, and Inspector Sam Gee; Captain Kathleen Harris, California Dept. of Insurance; and Criminal Defense Attorney Chuck Smith.

Scams -- Consumers be on your guard.

May 7, 2013

Scams - Consumers be on your guard. Guest:  Joe Ridout, Manager of Consumer Services at Consumer Action, a non-profit national consumer advocacy organization. 

Prop 37: Labels for GMOs?

Sep 28, 2012

Today, many of the foods we eat come from Genetically Modified Organisms such as modified corn, wheat, and soy to make them grow more productively.  But do consumers have the right to know if the food they are buying at the grocery store contains GMOs? This November, voters are being asked to decide if GMOs and foods that contain GMOs should be labeled as such in retail outlets. We take up the pros and cons of Proposition 37.