News from Lemberg Law

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). […]

Servicemembers Get Relief from Santander

March 4, 2015

On February 25, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it had reached a settlement with Santander Consumer USA in a case alleging that Santander had violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). According to a Justice Department press release, “The settlement covers the improper repossessions of 1,112 motor vehicles between January 2008 and […]

5 Outrageous Debt Collection Tactics

February 5, 2015

Most debt collection agencies stay on the right side of the law – most of the time. But there are bad actors in every industry, and the debt collection industry seems to have more than its fair share. When debt collection agencies cross the line, some do it in spectacular fashion. Here are five instances […]

Sergei Lemberg Named “Most Active” Consumer Attorney of 2014

January 27, 2015

For the fifth year in a row, Sergei Lemberg has been named the “most active” consumer attorney of the year by debt collection industry insider WebRecon. WebRecon, which tracks the number of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Telephone Consumer Protection Act cases filed in federal courts, reported that Lemberg, Principal of Lemberg Law, represented […]

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