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Federal Court Rejects False Statement Claim Against NJ Debt Collection Law Firm

Posted by July 14, 2015 , , ,

In a precedential opinion issued on June 30, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the lower court's dismissal of a putative class action complaint filed by a consumer against a law firm and its client for allegedly violating a provision of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA") that prohibits a debt coll ... Read More.

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Bergen County Chancery Judge Hits Mortgage Lender With $26,000 in Counsel Fees For Violating New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act

Posted by August 5, 2014 , , , ,

In an unpublished decision issued on July 31, 2014, a Bergen County Chancery Judge fined a mortgage lender over $26,000 in legal fees for violating the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act in connection with a residential loan refinance involving a then 70-year old woman residing in Englewood, New Jersey.  Freedom Mortgage Corp. v. Mamie E. Major, Superi ... Read More.

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Sale of Used Rolls Royce Turns Into Clunker for New Jersey Auto Dealership

Posted by May 28, 2013

The New Jersey Appellate Division delivered a 'clunker' to a Bergen County auto dealership by affirming a trial court judge's opinion that found the dealership violated the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act in the sale of a used Rolls Royce to a North Carolina man. Bishop vs. Richard Catena Auto Wholesalers, Inc., Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellat ... Read More.

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