[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…

  Bankruptcy laws were meant to allow us the freedom to take risk, and yes, fail. Among new businesses, about 50% fail within the first five years, and about 70% fail within ten years. The key part, and where bankruptcy comes into play, is that we get up and try again. Oddly enough, this point…

[Washington Patients Now Applying for a 100% Free and Discreet Claim Evaluation]   Thousands of Washington Residents who had to undergo emergency care during the past 4 years may finally receive cash refunds from their hospitals, but sadly, most of them are unaware of their rights. A recent study revealed that most Americans can’t afford their medical bills…

[California Employees are Now Applying for a 100% Free and Discreet Claim Evaluation] Thousands of California Employees who’ve been harassed or discriminated against at work may finally receive compensation from their employers, but sadly, most of them are unaware of how fast and discreet it is to apply. According to surveys done by UCLA’s William’s Institute, the Female and LGBT workforce…

[Women In Advertising are Now Applying for a 100% Free and Discreet Claim Evaluation] Thousands of working women who’ve been harassed or discriminated against at work may finally receive compensation from their employers, but sadly, most of them are unaware of how fast and discreet it is to apply. More than half of women in advertising have experienced sexual…

[Attorney Promotion: Consumers Are Applying for 100% Free and Confidential Claim Evaluation] Thousands of consumers may receive cash compensation from abusive debt collectors, but sadly most of them are unaware of their rights. Like most Americans, Californians rely heavily on credit cards and rack up substantial amounts of debt. California borrowers averaged $5,196 in credit…

Click here to view the Court’s Order Granting States’ Motions to Remand

Click here to download a PDF copy of the Bosch Settlement Claim Form.

Law360, Los Angeles (May 24, 2017, 10:36 PM EDT) — A Volkswagen AG executive accused of aiding in the conspiracy to cover up the diesel emissions test scandal will remain in pretrial detention after a Sixth Circuit panel on Wednesday denied his bid to overturn a lower court decision that ruled him a flight risk….

Today—Tuesday, July 26th—is the court hearing for Volkswagen Group’s preliminary approval of their proposed 2.0L TDI owner settlement (Update: It was approved). In case you haven’t seen the details of the Partial Consent Decree that went public June 28th, it provided buy-back prices for the roughly 470,000 “Clean Diesel” 2.0L TDI powered Volkswagens and Audis…

Volkswagen AG announced Tuesday it will slash investment by 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) a year, in the wake of a massive emissions cheating scandal. The move comes amid continuing criticism of the German carmaker for its handling of the scandal that has affected nearly 11 million cars worldwide and has thrown the company into its…

A German court said that 70 lawsuits from Volkswagen investors have been filed. The latest, and the biggest so far, was brought Monday by 278 Volkswagen (VLKPY) investors from around the world, including California pension fund CalPers. They seek 3.25 billion euros ($3.6 billion) for losses they say they suffered as a result of the…

By Aebra Coe Law360, New York (March 15, 2016, 12:52 PM ET) — Volkswagen AG has been hit with a $3.6 billion lawsuit in Germany in which nearly 300 institutional investors from across the globe accuse the automaker of breaching its duty to the capital markets participants with regard to its emissions scandal, counsel for…