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 [California Attorneys Work Together on TCPA Cases ] With large and unscrupulous defendants, easy-to-find plaintiffs, and substantial statutory damages, this practice area has been offering great potential for profitability and growth for many attorneys – as well as substantial recovery for their clients. It was almost “killed” by some courts’ narrow interpretation of the statute…

On Aug 16, 2018, Judge Vince Chhabria signed an Order Granting Final Approval of Class Action Settlement in a Case of Pastor v. Bank Of America. Mr. Pastor, represented by Hyde and Swigart and Kazerouni Law Group, brought a class action on behalf of more than half a million former customers of Bank of America…

In a huge win for consumers, the 9th Circuit. in Lusnak v. Bank of America ruled that the National Banking Act does not preempt California’s state escrow interest law, and consequently these banks are required to pay interest on impound accounts. What Does That Mean For Consumers? If your mortgage provider, or servicer, is impounding…

Debt collectors will routinely contact consumers at their place of employment in an effort to collect a debt. Debt collectors engage in this manner because they are aware that most consumers cannot take personal calls at work. Because debt collectors are aware of this, they will contact consumers at their place of employment, knowing that…