News from Lemberg Law

CFPB Ineffective in Obtaining Financial Relief for Victims of Debt Collection Violations

April 22, 2015

Lemberg Law issued the following press release today: APRIL 22, 2015 – STAMFORD, CT – After analyzing data on debt collection complaints collected in 2014 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, consumer law firm Lemberg Law ( has found that the federal agency has an abysmal track record in obtaining financial relief for consumers. The […]

Sergei Lemberg Featured on Fox & Friends

April 9, 2015

Lemberg Law principal Sergei Lemberg was featured on Fox & Friends on March 20, 2015. Lemberg was interviewed along with Staff Sergeant Charles Beard regarding Beard’s lawsuit against Santander USA, which repossessed his Kia Sportage while Beard was on active duty and serving our nation in Tikrit. Santander’s action was allegedly in violation of the […]

Judge Rules against Chase Receivables in Lemberg Law Class Action

April 8, 2015

The U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, has denied a motion to dismiss Vinas v. Chase Receivables for lack of jurisdiction, meaning that the class action lawsuit alleging violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) will proceed. Lemberg Law’s client, Ms. Vinas, alleges in her complaint that Chase Receivables engaged in unlawful and […]

Lemberg Law Wins Appeal in Waite v. Clark County Collection Service

April 3, 2015

On March 12, 2015, Sergei Lemberg argued before the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Waite v. Clark County Collection Service. While Ms. Waite had won her U.S. District Court case alleging that Clark County Collection Service had violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the lower court had denied in part her motion […]

5 Things You Need to Know about Overtime Pay

April 2, 2015

All too often, employers don’t pay workers the compensation to which they’re entitled. Employers skirt the law in any number of ways, and workers are often too intimidated to challenge the person who signs their checks. Here are five things you need to know about overtime pay under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). […]

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