Blog Posts in October, 2012

New York Federal Judge Strikes Down NYC Regulation of Collection Attorneys

Amid an aggressive challenge by Lacy Katzen, LLP and Eric Berman, P.C., Eastern District Judge Eric Vitaliano has ruled that NYC's Local Law 15 (2009) trespasses on the state's oversight of ...
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Langel Firm Sues Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP for Pattern of Deceptive, Misleading Communications

The firm recently filed suit against Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP in Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York, [1] alleging a pattern of false, deceptive and misleading ...
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The Langel Firm Sues Mel Harris & Associates for Collection Letter that Misrepresents Status of Debt and Makes False Legal Threats

A consumer who had settled a debt with Mel S. Harris and Associates LLC, was making payments pursuant to the settlement agreement, and had no missed or late payments, came to us when she received a ...
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American Express must pay $112 Million in Penalties

Four separate federal enforcement agencies working together have concluded that American Express committed a host of compliance violations, going all the way back to 2003. The Consumer Financial ...
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Capital One in Cross Hairs; Cohen & Slamowitz also Named as Defendant

According to a recent report by ABC News, New York City attorney Shimshon Wexler has filed a class action case against Capital One Bank in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ...
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