NJ Lawyer Using Federal Consumer Law Models Supreme Court Oral Hearing on FDCPA

In Chung v. Shapriro and Denardo, Docket :14-cv-06899-FSH-JBC the District Court of New Jersey sustained the right of a debtor to seek collection of statutory damages for violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act. On November 2nd the Supreme Court will determine whether plaintiffs going forward can enforce Congressionally enacted consumer rights statutes based…


Supreme Court Watch: Consumer Rights Under Attack

Supreme Court Watch: Consumer Rights Under Attack  by Adam Deutsch Esq.   The Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins in which a corporation is asking the Court to find unconstitutional, the awarding of a statutory fine when the consumer plaintiff does not also prove actual damages resulting from the wrongful…