Blog Posts in February, 2010

Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP loses credit card case at trial

Seeking to recover $20,359.06 from a pro-se defendant at bench trial, Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP fails to offer credible evidence to establish the existence of any enforceable credit card debt. The ...
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Chase Bank fails to prove its auto loan debt case

Another loss at trial for JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA in Kings Civil. Suing for the deficiency after a repossession allegedly connected to an auto loan, counsel for plaintiff, Cohen & Slamowitz, ...
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Growing consumer debt market

The gross amount of consumer debt being sold to debt buyers increased nearly a hundredfold in just over ten years, from $660 million in 1993 to $57 billion in 2004 (See NCLC, Fair Debt Collection ...
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Medical Debt: privacy rules help defense to action for hospital services

It just dawned on me. The reason why the service items in my client's hospital bill were redacted was to protect his privacy under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). ...
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Potential tort claims for consumers abused by litigation

As you know, a large part of my practice includes quashing and vacating judgments based on, among other things, a lack of sufficient proof that would qualify for a judgment under CPLR§3215(f). ...
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