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  • Debt Collector Sue you in the Wrong County? Your Statute of Limitations to Retaliate.
    Debt Collector Sue you in the Wrong County? Your Statute of Limitations to Retaliate.

    Consumers generally have one year in which to sue a debt collector for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Courts are generally strict in enforcing the one-year time limitation ...

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  • Midland Funding, LLC Summary Judgment Motion Denied as Inexcusably Late
    Midland Funding, LLC Summary Judgment Motion Denied as Inexcusably Late

    Facing a "Motion for Summary Judgment" by Midland Funding, LLC ? If so, Midland Funding, LLC is seeking a judgment against you while dispensing the need for a trial. The evidence against you is being ...

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  • Cohen & Slamowitz and Midland Funding Improperly Attempt to shift Burden to Judgment Debtor to Establish Exempt Income in Restrained Bank Account
    Cohen & Slamowitz and Midland Funding Improperly Attempt to shift Burden to Judgment Debtor to Establish Exempt Income in Restrained Bank Account

    Suddenly your bank accounts are frozen. Your money in that account represents social security income, pension funds, unemployment checks, veteran benefits, worker's compensation, wages within last 60 ...

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  • The Langel Firm Secures Another Victory for Consumers Under the GBL - Judge Declares Baseless Debt Buyer Litigation Activity by Midland Funding Can Be Deceptive Act and/or Practice
    The Langel Firm Secures Another Victory for Consumers Under the GBL - Judge Declares Baseless Debt Buyer Litigation Activity by Midland Funding Can Be Deceptive Act and/or Practice

    In a decision issued on March 22, 2013 by Judge Michael A. Ciaffa in the First District Court of Nassau County, the Court held that where a debt buyer brings litigation to collect on an unpaid debt, ...

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  • Cohen & Slamowitz Sued under FDCPA for Pursuing Wrong Person for Debt
    Cohen & Slamowitz Sued under FDCPA for Pursuing Wrong Person for Debt

    With remarkable factual similarity to our I.B. (name protected for confidentiality) action against Pressler & Pressler , the same Southern District Court (New York) let collection firm Cohen & ...

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  • Metro Portfolios Escapes Liability for Suing on Time-Barred Claim Due to Debtor's Failure to Vacate Judgment
    Metro Portfolios Escapes Liability for Suing on Time-Barred Claim Due to Debtor's Failure to Vacate Judgment

    At The Langel Firm, we defend consumer debt lawsuits and bring separate federal lawsuits against those same collectors who violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) within the context of ...

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