Credit Damages and their Application in Cases: An Overview

Course Demo. No credit provided in demo mode.

Credit Hours:
CA - General: 1.0 Credits
NY - General: 1.0 Credits
WA - General: 1.0 Credits
WV - General: 1.2 Credits
FL - General: 1.0 Credits
AZ - General: 1.0 Credits
CT - General: 1.0 Credits
MO - Self Study: 1.2 Credits

Running Time: 1 Hours, 3 Minutes
Faculty: Georg Finder - James Ellis Arden -

Course Description

Credit damage and loss of credit reputation can occur when misconduct by a third party results in negative information appearing on a credit report that leads to an individual or business to lose access to credit that was available prior to the damage. The ability to identify and assess a client?s credit damages can increase the value of a damage demand significantly in litigation matters. This damage can result in increased out-of-pocket costs, loss of credit capacity and loss of credit expectancy (the inability to obtain any new credit or new credit at the same interest rate category as pre-injury).

As credit reputation damages become more common, courts are rejecting the defense?s "subjective" argument and allowing credit reputation damage as a general or special injury. Attorneys should learn how to identify such damages and undertake a credit damage investigation whenever a significant monetary loss appears to have occurred. This program examines credit report issues and credit reputation damage compensation and helps attorneys identify these potential damages in a wide variety of cases.