"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
What should I do when I receive a letter from a prosecutor?
Two-Pronged Approach to Defending Lawsuits – Interview with Dominic Picca, Member, Mintz Levin
Class Action Litigation Reform – Interview with Dan Pascucci, Member, Mintz Levin
Elmo Sex Scandal: More Accusers May Come Forward, Says Lawyer
Newtown Shootings Could Give Rise to More Litigation, Says Pinsky
Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued a memorandum to various enforcement agencies. The memorandum, available here, focuses on holding individuals accountable for corporate fraud and misconduct. The...more
Federal Judge William Young in Massachusetts is making an unusual request of Wells Fargo in a Sept. 17 ruling in which he's requiring the bank's president and a majority of its board to approve a corporate resolution stating...more
1. Whether the district court erred in ruling that plaintiffs failed to allege
the existence of binding TPP Agreements.
2. Whether the district court erred by dismissing plaintiffs’ breach of
Recently, the Consumer Product Safety Commission obtained an unprecedented ruling when Administrative Law Judge Dean Metry granted leave to Craig Zucker in an administrative complaint against Maxfield and Oberton Holdings...more
Overdraft fees—many of them encouraged and generated through unfair and deceptive practices—cost consumers billions of dollars each year. Overdrafts are a particular problem when consumers use a debit card to make purchases...more
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s Minimum Standards for Prioritization and Handling Borrower Files Subject to Imminent Foreclosure Sale for all OCC Regulated Banks.
The OCC guidance is significant because it...more
CLASS ACTION FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW AFTER BENCH TRIAL AWARDING $203 MILLION TO WELLS FARGO'S CALIFORNIA CUSTOMERS.
On May 14, 2013 the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California...more
Senator Elizabeth Warren Pushes Feds For Answer On Big Bank Enforcement
WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) raised the stakes of her quest to find out why a single Wall Street bank has not been prosecuted in the...more
NATIONAL CONSUMER LAW CENTER (NCLS)
Banks Raking In Billions In Profits From Overdraft Fees
The notion behind an overdraft fee — in which a bank customer is charged a penalty for overdrafting his account — is twofold:...more
RESULTS OF REVIEW
Wells Fargo did not establish effective control over its foreclosure process. This failure permitted a control environment in which
The affiants routinely signed and certified that they had personal...more
This article by Victoria Holstein-Childress discusses the CFPB’s first enforcement action, announced July 18, 2012, which together with a parallel OCC enforcement action required a major bank to pay $210 million to settle...more
In the recently published decision Dennis v. Kellogg Company, No. 11-55674, 2012 WL 2870128 (9th Cir. July 13, 2012), the Ninth Circuit reversed the district court’s approval of a purported $10.64 million settlement between...more
Fundamentos del anteproyecto....more
The class action arises out of Best Buy's alleged practice of swiping Drivers' Licenses of customers without prior authorization, resulting in possible unauthorized disclosure of restricted personal information to Best Buy or...more
In my prior articles I’ve reviewed the dramatic changes in the law of late, where New Jersey courts have applied the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (“CFA”) in any number of circumstances beyond the consumer context. Opinions...more
There is a set of complex rules that Charity and Non-Profit Organization Attorneys must convey to charity organization clients seeking to hold a charity raffle. In vogue today are charity million dollar home raffles. If the...more
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