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By: Robert J. Nahoum RECENT VICTORY: Our client recently discovered for the first time a 1997 default judgment entered against him in the City Court for the City of Yonkers, State of New York by junk debt buyer Merriman Investments, LLC and their collection law firm Eltman Law PC (then known as Eltman, Eltman & Cooper) when he was notified by his bank that his account had been frozen.
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One of the biggest banks frauds in recent history was that perpetrated by Allied Home Mortgage. As I type this post, a federal jury trial is underway in Houston to determine whether Allied and its owner Jim Hodge engaged in a greedy scheme to rip off taxpayers for $2.4 billion. Allied claims it was an innocent victim of the 2008 housing bubble.
SEC Hits Troubled Texas REIT with Wells Notice Posted on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 9:08 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a Wells notice against troubled Texas real estate investment trust United Development Funding IV (UDF IV) as well as certain individuals associated with the REIT.
Whenever I browse Quora for anything related to the legal profession, I will invariably find myself reading an answer by Jennifer Ellis. With over 8,700 answers, Ms. Ellis, at attorney at Lowenthal & Abrams, is one of the most prolific answerers on the platform, having been given an award as a Top Writer for the last three years.
Anyone operating a motor vehicle automatically accepts responsibility for the safety of others. Unfortunately, people can lose sight of this fact and engage in negligent behaviors. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 60,000 people were injured in automobile accidents in 2012. In some cases, an accident is caused by several drivers colliding with another vehicle.
By: Robert J. Nahoum Can a warrant of arrest issue for someone who owes a private debt? That is the question New York Justice Frank A. Sedita III, sought to answer in a recent case in the Supreme Court for the State of New York, Chautauqua County. In this case, debt collection law-firm Chiari & Ilecki, LLP represented six different Western New York credit unions in lawsu ...
Everyone with a driver’s license should be well aware of the extreme dangers of texting or engage in other types of distractions while driving. However, in this day and age of extreme multitasking, driving is not the only time that using a smartphone can be dangerously distracting. Another very serious activity is distracted walking.
SEC Bars Ex-LPL Broker Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 8:52 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Paul Lebel, formerly registered with LPL Financial, was barred by the Securities and Exchange Commission for defrauding four customers by churning their accounts. Mr. Lebel worked for LPL Financial from 2008 to 2014. According to the SEC, Mr.
Many homeowners who were delinquent or in default on their mortgages have obtained relief by securing a modification of various terms of their loans. Over a four-year period from 2007 to 2001, the U.S. Treasury reports that more than 2.1 million property owners obtained modifications throughout the United States, and millions more have obtained modifications in the years since.
A week does not go by when I talk with a client or prospective client about issues with their mortgage or their need to utilize the equity in their home and cannot. News articles report the housing market continues to improve. The Federal Reserve recently published an article entitled Residential Mortgage Lending from 2004 to 2015: Evidence from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act ...
What happens when the negligent driver is killed in the car accident he or she caused? When a car accident is the result of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to recover compensation for injuries from the at-fault driver. In the event of someone’s death in a car accident caused by another person’s negligence, the survivors can file a wrongful death claim.
“That didn’t take long!” That is the reaction on Wall Street to the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) announcement that it is looking into the incentive compensation structures of several large and regional lenders. The OCC’s announcement comes on the heals of Department of Labor inquiry into Wells Fargo and possible overtime violations.
Has your Social Security disability claim been unfairly denied? Call our Dallas SSDI lawyers at 1-877-405-4313 today! If you’re wondering whether you should hire an attorney to help you with a Social Security claim, there are some very good reasons to do so. Particularly if you’re in the appeals process, having an attorney to help you with your claim can greatly increase the cha ...
By: Robert J. Nahoum RECENT VICTORY: Our client’s daughter was recently notified by her bank that an account she and her mother shared as well as a safe deposit box were restrained by junk debt buyer LVNV Funding and its collection law firm Eltman Law PC. After consulting with our firm, we were retained and discovered that a default judgment had been entered against our cli ...
Dear Readers, Two years ago, I started IPethics & INsights as a forum for discussing my passion and interest in ethical issues for the intellectual property practitioner. I am very pleased to announce that IPethics & INsights has been nominated for inclusion in The Expert Institute’s “Best Legal Blog” contest in the category of niche and specialty blogs.
green card > USCIS Application Fees to Rise As a Miami immigration lawyer, I noted with interest the fact that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a fee hike for most immigration applications and petitions. Below are some frequently asked questions. How is the USCIS funded? USCIS is almost entirely funded by the fees paid by applicants and petition ...
Not long ago, a female doctoral student was driving northbound on Cicero, when another driver attempted to turn onto the same road. This resulted in a serious side-impact crash that caused the woman’s car to violently spin out and hit a curb before finally coming to a stop facing south. The victim was transported by Chicago Ambulance to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she received extensive imaging.