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  • Lack of Substitution of Counsel & Retention of Money in Violation of Court Order Found not Violative of FDCPA, Holds New York Federal Court
    Lack of Substitution of Counsel & Retention of Money in Violation of Court Order Found not Violative of FDCPA, Holds New York Federal Court

    New York State defense litigation collides again with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), this time producing a fairly harsh result to the consumer. This office represents consumers ...

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  • Palisades Collection, LLC failed to prove that it owned credit card debt
    Palisades Collection, LLC failed to prove that it owned credit card debt

    A debt buyer plaintiff may face substantial problems in submitting its evidence in admissible form, as debt buyer Palisades Collection, LLC found in the case Palisades v. Kedik . [1] In Kedik , ...

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  • Palisades Acquisition XVI, LLC and Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP fail to appear in court to face our challenge to their money judgment and bank restraint
    Palisades Acquisition XVI, LLC and Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP fail to appear in court to face our challenge to their money judgment and bank restraint

    The lesson here is that if a creditor has frozen your bank account, call us right away to 1) claim your exemptions; and 2) attack the judgment upon with the bank attachment is premised. Our client was ...

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  • The Langel Firm wins Summary Judgment against Pressler and Pressler, LLP for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for knowingly attempting to collect from the wrong man
    The Langel Firm wins Summary Judgment against Pressler and Pressler, LLP for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for knowingly attempting to collect from the wrong man

    Pressler & Pressler, LLP ("Pressler") targeted our client to pay the debt of another man with a nearly identical name. The actual debtor lived in a different county. He was sued and defaulted in a ...

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  • Palisades Collection, LLC and Pressler & Pressler, LLP sued for filing successive, jurisdictionally defective lawsuits against consumer
    Palisades Collection, LLC and Pressler & Pressler, LLP sued for filing successive, jurisdictionally defective lawsuits against consumer

    The front page of the New York Law Journal (Nov. 4, 2011) housed this torturous story about an Erie County woman who took it upon herself to hold accountable a debt buyer, Palisades Collection, LLC, ...

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  • Palisades' Repeated Calls to Non-Debtor Not Barred By TCPA, Western District Holds
    Palisades' Repeated Calls to Non-Debtor Not Barred By TCPA, Western District Holds

    Does the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) provide any protection when a debt collector repeatedly telephones someone who is not the debtor? Federal courts accross the United States are split ...

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