News from Lemberg Law

Bloomingdales Won’t Stop Texting You?

April 4, 2016

Did you text “JOIN” to 25666? If Bloomingdales is text messaging you, you may have a right to recover money from the company. Have you been getting texts from Bloomingdales that look like this? Bloomingdales is a popular upscale department store that first opened its doors in 1872. Now, the store has locations all over […]

Comenity Settles Class Action for $8.5 Million

In a recent class action suit against Comenity Bank, branded credit card issuer, a motion for final settlement approval has been granted in part. The suit was brought against the creditor by California resident Carrie Couser and counsel for her, and on behalf of others similarly situated. Couser alleges negligence and willful violation of the […]

American Eagle Outfitters Texting You?

March 30, 2016

Did you text “JOIN” or “ALERT” to 32453 or 23743? Have you received text messages like these from American Eagle Outfitters? American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. is an apparel and accessories retailer that offers clothing, accessories, and personal care products to a 15-25 year old demographic. Lemberg Law has heard several consumer complaints regarding American Eagle […]

What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act?

March 29, 2016

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), supports integrity in the collection of consumer debts and provides a method for explaining and disputing debt information with the intention of guaranteeing its legitimacy. The FDCPA restricts the behavior and actions of third party debt collectors. In other words, this law is designed to […]

Settlement of $27.5 Million to be approved in Class Action Suit against Bank of America

Once again we’re seeing one of the nation’s most popular banks involved in a large class action lawsuit. In this case against Bank of America (BOA), plaintiffs allege that the bank breached its contract with consumer checking account holders by unfairly processing certain debit card transactions resulting in the collection of overdraft fees. Both sides […]

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