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  • NY Court of Appeals to Hear Berman v. City of New York Case
    NY Court of Appeals to Hear Berman v. City of New York Case

    The New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, will hear Berman v. City of New York , originally filed in 2009, after the case had already made its way through Eastern District Court and ...

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  • Student Loan Servicer Fraud
    Student Loan Servicer Fraud

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report detailing how companies servicing student loans and mortgages engaged in fraudulent and illegal practices by tricking their consumers ...

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  • Private Student Loan Lenders May Be to Blame for Default
    Private Student Loan Lenders May Be to Blame for Default

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released a report concluding that people with private student loans are driven into default because of their lenders' failure to provide information ...

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  • Court Rules Against Contacting Deceased's Family Members
    Court Rules Against Contacting Deceased's Family Members

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in Nigro v. Mercantile Adjustment Bureau, LLC that unsolicited phone calls concerning a dead relative's debt are prohibited by the ...

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  • Tuition Debt Resolved with Stein & Stein
    Tuition Debt Resolved with Stein & Stein

    Colleges and Universities often sue former students for tuition debt allegedly owed. As with other debt they are generally able to obtain a default judgment and enforce against a bank account or ...

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