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Blog Posts in April, 2017

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  • AMERICAN EXPRESS DEBT LAWSUIT SETTLED
    AMERICAN EXPRESS DEBT LAWSUIT SETTLED

    We were retained on a case where American Express sued a consumer for $80,000 based on an allegedly defaulted American Express Platinum card. American Express is an original creditor whom very rarely ...

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  • SELIP AND STYLIANOU JUDGMENT VACATED
    SELIP AND STYLIANOU JUDGMENT VACATED

    Unlike many of the various debt buyers that we defend consumers against such as Midland Funding or LVNV Funding, it can be more difficult to defend against original creditors like Discover Bank. We ...

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  • ASSET ACCEPTANCE JUDGMENT SETTLED
    ASSET ACCEPTANCE JUDGMENT SETTLED

    We were retained by a client who had a $35,000 judgment against her by Asset Acceptance, a common debt buyer. They had retained the debt collection law firm of Sharinn and Lipshie PC to sue our client ...

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  • NAVIENT STUDENT LOAN LAWSUITS UPDATE
    NAVIENT STUDENT LOAN LAWSUITS UPDATE

    Recently, student loan giant, Navient, agreed to voluntarily suspend collection activities on the debt of certain borrowers who have filed for bankruptcy while a lawsuit filed by the Consumer ...

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  • MIDLAND FUNDING, ASSET ACCEPTANCE & PORTFOLIO RECOERY ASSOCIATES SEEK DISMISSAL OF DEBT COLLECTION CLASS ACTION
    MIDLAND FUNDING, ASSET ACCEPTANCE & PORTFOLIO RECOERY ASSOCIATES SEEK DISMISSAL OF DEBT COLLECTION CLASS ACTION

    In early March, several banks and debt collectors filed a brief in the Second Circuit that asked the court to dismiss a case brought by consumers in a debt collection proposed class action on the ...

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