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Collector Induce you to Settle to Stop Legal Action... but Judgment Entered Anyway?

This situation is common. You agree to settle a collection lawsuit in exchange for a promise to stop the case. You pay as agreed, but then find yourself on the wrong end of a default judgment. The ...
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The Langel Firm Wipes Out $16K Judgment by RAB Performance Recoveries

Another 2009 debt-buyer judgment emerges to garnish our client's wages. In this case, the debt buyer was RAB Performance Recoveries represented by Malen & Associates, P.C. A City Marshal ...
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Bulk of FDCPA Class Action Claims against Mel S. Harris &Assoc. are Dismissed

In the strictly applied, technical world of FDCPA ("Fair Debt Collection Practices Act") litigation, it's just as important to see why claims fail. The FDCPA is a federal Act that ...
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Malen & Associates Loses Bid to Limit Portfolio Recovery v King to Post-2010 Cases

As we reported in Making Statutes of Limitations Work for You, Portfolio Recovery Assoc. v. King, a 2010 New York Court of Appeals decision, sent ripples through the debt collection industry because ...
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The Langel Firm overturns judgment of RAB Performance Recoveries and Malen & Associates, P.C.; Mother's teaching wages returned

Today, we invalidated a $10,000 judgment entered against of a bronx teacher, a single mother. At the scheduled traverse hearing (a hearing to determine jurisdiction), the Malen & Associates, P.C. ...
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