Current Consumer Litigation

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 LENDING

A class action challenging Nationstar's collection of loan balances on purchase money mortgages after foreclosures and short sales. Mr. Levy and his co-counsel from Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg and Housing and Economic Rights Advocates, allege that Nationstar attempted to collect on these loans are in violation of California's Anti-Deficiency laws and unlawfully reported the loans on borrowers' credit reports.

"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. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas

DECEPTIVE MARKETING TO SPANISH SPEAKERS

A class action challenging that DISH Network has violated California laws requiring companies to provide their contracts in Spanish when the company signs customers up in Spanish.  Mr. Levy and his co-counsel, Elliot Conn, allege that DISH's practices in advertising to Spanish speakers and then providing them English-only contracts violated California law.

HOMEOWNER FEES

ILLEGAL COLLECTION PRACTICES

A Class Action challenging Association Lien Services's practices in collecting homeowner dues and other charges from condominium and other common interest development owners.

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.