Current Consumer Litigation

CONSUMER RIGHTS

UNFAIR LENDING PRACTICES

These suits challenge extraordinarily high interest "auto title loans" made by Wheels Financial Group, Inc., contending the title lending practices and interest rates violate the California Finance Lenders Law and prohibitions against unconscionable loans.  

ILLEGAL DEBT COLLECTION

UNFAIR LENDING PRACTICES

A class action on behalf of consumers who borrowed loans from CashCall between $2,500 and $2,600 at interest rates in excess of 90%. The complaint alleges that CashCall's practices violate numerous consumer protection and debt collection laws.

ILLEGAL DEBT COLLECTION

MORTGAGE AND LENDING

A class action challenging JPMorgan Chase Bank's collection of loan balances on purchase money mortgages after foreclosures and short sales. Mr. Levy and his co-counsel from the Housing and Economic Rights Advocates, allege that Chase's attempt to collect on these loans are in violation of California's Anti-Deficiency laws.

"The class action is one of the few legal remedies the small claimant has against those who command the status quo. I would strengthen his hand with the view of creating a system of law that dispenses justice to the lowly as well as to those liberally endowed with power and wealth"

 

—U.S. Supremere Court Justice William O. Douglas

ILLEGAL DEBT COLLECTION

MORTGAGE AND LENDING

A class action challenging JPMorgan Chase Bank's collection of loan balances on "piggyback" second mortgages after foreclosures, and Chase's post-foreclosure credit reporting of these mortgages. Mr. Levy and his co-counsel from the Housing and Economic Rights Advocates, allege that Chase's attempts to collect on these deficiencies are in violation of California's Anti-Deficiency laws. 

INSURANCE

ILLEGAL BROKER FEES

An Administrative Trial challenging Mercury Insurance Company's illegal broker fees charged to consumers for car insurance. Mr. Levy represented the Intervnenor in the case, Consumer Watchdog, before the 

ILLEGAL DEBT COLLECTION

MORTGAGE AND LENDING

DECEPTIVE CREDIT REPORTING

Mr. Levy and cocounsel from the Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA) have submited a number of Amicus "Friend of the Court" Briefs in cases pending before various appeals court relating to similar causes of actions posited in the two Chase Bank class actions. 

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