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Contract: Edelson to get 20 percent of Cook Co's take from suit vs Facebook; Facebook requests pause

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 18, 2018

Facebook has asked a Chicago federal judge to place on hold a lawsuit brought by Cook County and its trial lawyers, who stand to claim 20 percent of whatever the county may receive from the legal action over accusations the social media company improperly allowed data firm Cambridge Analytica to harvest information on about 50 million Facebook users to aid the 2016 election campaign of President Donald Trump.

Jury awards $3.5M to woman who claimed loan servicer mishandled mortgage during, after Chapt 13 bankruptcy

By Scott Holland | Apr 12, 2018

A federal jury awarded more than $3.5 million to a Franklin Park woman as a result of her lawsuit against a mortgage loan servicer over the handling of the default on her home.

Lawsuit: Apple intentionally throttled performance of older iPhones to push people to buy new models

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 21, 2017

Within days of Apple publicly confirming it had intentionally issued operating software designed to slow down older versions of its iPhone, a group of plaintiffs have dialed up a class action lawsuit against the tech maker, alleging Apple did so merely to push consumers to buy their newer phone models.

Debt collector on the hook for $70K in attorney fees for woman who they sued in the wrong county court

By Karen Kidd | Nov 3, 2017

A Chicago debt collection law firm that sued consumers based on a former interpretation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) will have to pay attorney fees and costs to a former debtor, a Chicago federal judge has declared.

Class action vs Alarm.com over third-party sales calls OK to proceed; judge says allegations 'quite slim'

By Dee Thompson | Oct 27, 2017

A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit to continue against Alarm.com over sales calls made by third-party vendors on behalf of the home security company.

Loandepot.com LLC accused of violating telephone harassment statutes

By Louie Torres | Sep 12, 2017

A man is suing Loandepot.com LLC for alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Medical supply firm accused of telephone harassment

By Louie Torres | Jul 25, 2017

A Chicago woman is suing a medical supply company in Tennessee, citing an alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Woman claims Central Credit Services made automatic calls for debt she doesn't owe

By Louie Torres | Jul 11, 2017

A woman is suing Central Credit Services LLC, a debt collector, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Wheaton man says Fifth Third Bank and collection firm sent letter on discharged debt

By Louie Torres | Jun 22, 2017

A man is suing Fifth Third Bank N.A. and The Roth Morgan Firm Corp., alleging misrepresentation in debt collection.

Woodbridge man says Arizona collection agency called him for debt he doesn't owe

By Louie Torres | Jun 19, 2017

A man is suing Waterman Financial Group LLC, which does business both as CFS Mediation and Coastal Financial Services, alleging misrepresentation in debt collection and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Suit claims Allied Collection Services repeatedly made calls to wrong person

By Louie Torres | Jun 5, 2017

A Bellwood man is suing Allied Collection Services Inc., a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Woman claims phone harassment from Florida-based debt collector

By Louie Torres | May 8, 2017

A woman is suing Enhanced Recovery Company LLC, also known as ERC, and Enhanced Resource Center, a Florida-based collection agency, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Fifth Third Bank harassed consumer over phone about disputed debt, suit claims

By Louie Torres | Apr 25, 2017

A consumer is suing Fifth Third Bank, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Man alleges Portfolio Recovery Associates of trying to collect debt during bankruptcy

By Louie Torres | Apr 13, 2017

A man is suing Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Man trying to resurrect his credit asks court to order Equifax to recognize he is not dead

By Scott Holland | Sep 9, 2016

A live human person filed a civil complaint in federal court in Chicago Aug. 22 asking a judge to order a credit reporting bureau to acknowledge he is not, in fact, dead. 

$2 million verdict vs debt collector stands after judge says collector took bad risk in ignoring FDIC loan mod deal

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 4, 2015

A debt collection company will not get a new trial or any reduction in a $2 million verdict it was ordered to pay to a woman who fended off a foreclosure action brought by the collector and who then sued the collector for improperly refusing to abide by a loan modification agreement the woman had negotiated with the FDIC before the collector purchased her debt.

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