Attorney Micah Adkins Rated by Super Lawyers as a 2017 Mid South Rising Star

Every year Super Lawyers selects attorneys from all firm sizes and over 70 practice areas throughout the United States.  Super Lawyers recognizes lawyers for performance based on peer recognition. Through the selection process, while no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, only 2.5 percent of the [...]

CFPB TAKES ACTION AGAINST EQUIFAX AND TRANS UNION CREDIT BUREAUS

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against Equifax, Trans Union and their subsidiaries for deceiving consumers about the usefulness and actual cost of credit scores sold to consumers.  According to the CFPB papers, Equifax and Trans Union also lured consumers into costly recurring payments for credit related products with false promises. The CFPB ordered [...]

ADKINS FIRM OPENS SHOP IN HOUSTON, TEXAS

It's official!  The Adkins Firm has opened its Houston, Texas office.  The office is located in Houston's uptown district in the Williams Tower.  The office is easily recognized across the skyline as it is the 4th tallest building in Texas.  The Adkins Firm is located at 2800 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 4100, Houston, Texas 77056, [...]

MICAH ADKINS RECOGNIZED BY SUPER LAWYERS AS MID SOUTH RISING STAR FOR 2016

Super Lawyers recognizes lawyers for performance based on peer recognition. Through the selection process, Super Lawyers identifies candidate either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. All attorneys go through the Super Lawyers selection process. Those who are not selected to the Super Lawyers list, but who meet either one of [...]

How Do I Dispute Errors On My Credit Report?

How Do I Dispute Errors On My Credit Report? Consumers often contact The Adkins Firm and ask how do I dispute errors on my credit report?  We suggest consumers make disputes to the credit bureaus, including Equifax, Experian and Trans Union, in writing and by certified mail.  Consumers should keep a copy of their signed [...]

T MOBILE AND EXPERIAN DATA BREACH – ADVOCATES URGE SECURITY FREEZE FOR ID THEFT VICTIMS

T Mobile and Experian recently experienced a data breach.  The data breach affected at least 15 million consumers.  Hackers stole consumers' personal identifying information, including Social Security numbers and driver's license information. The stolen information may be used to access or open new accounts by identity thieves. Experian and T Mobile are offering free credit [...]

T MOBILE DATA BREACH & EXPERIAN DATA BREACH HACK

T Mobile customers applying for accounts between 2013 and 2015 may be at risk for identity theft.  Over 15 million consumers may be at risk for identity theft because hackers acquired the personal identifying information  of millions of consumers. Have you applied for an account with T Mobile between 2013 and 2015?  If you have, [...]

MICAH ADKINS RECOGNIZED BY SUPER LAWYERS AGAIN AS RISING STAR

Super Lawyers recognizes lawyers for performance based on peer recognition. Through the selection process, Super Lawyers identifies candidate either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. All attorneys go through the Super Lawyers selection process. Those who are not selected to the Super Lawyers list, but who meet either one of [...]

TAX FRAUD & IDENTITY THEFT – 3 ARRESTED & CHARGED FOR CRIMES IN OHIO

In Ohio, three women were taken into custody and indicted on multiple counts of identity theft and tax fraud.  The women, Karen Taylor, Laquanna Bradshaw and Tiffany Cole, were indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiring to defraud the IRS with fraudulent tax returns.  The identity theft victims are believed to be mentally disabled adults. [...]

IDENTITY THIEVES STEAL CONSUMERS CREDIT/DEBIT CARD INFO FROM LUCKY’S WITH CARD SKIMMERS

At least 500 consumers had their credit or debit card numbers stolen by identity thieves from the Lucky’s supermarkets.  The identity thieves installed card skimmers at the self-checkout counters of the stores and collected customers’ credit or debit card information, expiration dates, security codes and personal identification numbers (PIN).  What is a skimmer? What stores [...]