News & Publications
CashCall: Court Issues Setback for CashCall Borrowers; Plaintiffs Will Appeal
After ruling in favor of the CashCall borrower Class in an excellent ruling on July 30, 2014, the federal court reversed tack on October 21 and granted CashCall's summary judgment on the Class claim challenging CashCall's $2,600 loans as unconscionable under California law...
Anti-Deficiency Collections and Credit Reporting Class Actions
New "Friend of the Court" Brief Filed
On November 12, Levy and cocounsel Housing and Economic Rights Advocates filed an Amicus Curiae Brief in the California Court of Appeal in the class action brought by the Alborzian family against JPMorgan Chase Bank for illegally collecting deficiency balances on second "purchase money" mortgages after foreclosures...
Mercury Broker Fee Violations
In April-May 2013, Levy was lead trial counsel in an administrative trial against Mercury Insurance Company, seeking to impose penalties against Mercury for facilitating illegal broker fees by Mercury agents. Levy represented Consumer Watchdog, which intervened in an enforcement action brought by the California Department of Insurance against Mercury for its broker fee practices...