News from Lemberg Law

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 […]

Lemberg Law Client Prevails in Ruling against Time Warner Cable

December 11, 2014

The U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, recently denied Time Warner Cable’s motion to strike a Lemberg Law client’s demand for a jury trial. The case, Sherrod v. Time Warner Cable, involves allegations that Time Warner Cable violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by robocalling Mr. Sherrod’s cell phone in an attempt to […]

Lemberg Law Receives Favorable Ruling in I.C. System Class Action

December 10, 2014

The U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, recently ruled that I.C. System must provide unredacted calls lists in order for Lemberg Law to determine whether or not the debt collection agency violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. This putative class action lawsuit, Reid v. I.C. System, hinges upon when and whether consumers told the debt […]

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