LVNV Funding LLC v. Shea (2011)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Plaintiff agreed to dismiss the case

Our client was sued in Buffalo City Court. Consumer Attorney Jason Shear used his legal expertise to get the debt collector’s law firm Rubin & Rothman, LLC to agree to dismiss the case. Practice Area: Debt Defense Debt Buyer:   LVNV Funding LLC Collection Law Firm: Rubin & Rothman, LLC Outcome: Plaintiff agrees to dismiss the…

Dubois v. I.C. System, Inc. (2012)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Confidential settlement for client

Creditor Harassment Attorney Jason Shear represented client who was being harassed by I.C. System, Inc. via telephone numerous times a day. Additionally, the representative told our client that if he did not pay I.C. System the desired amount, they would increase the amount owed. We sued I.C. System, Inc. under the FDCPA and obtained a…

LVNV Funding LLC A/P/O Citibank v. Shea (2012)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Plaintiff agreed to dismiss the case

Our client was being sued in Buffalo City Court. Debt Defense Attorney Jason Shear used his knowledge of the law to get the debt collector’s law firm, Forster & Garbus, LLP to agree to dismiss the case. Practice Area: Debt Defense Debt Buyer:   LVNV Funding LLC Collection Law Firm: Forster & Garbus, LLP Outcome: Plaintiff…

Cavalry SPV I, LLC vs. Granville (2013)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Plaintiff agreed to dismiss the case

The client of Debt Defense Attorney Jason Shear was being sued for $2,540.81 in Erie County Supreme Court. Jason Shear used his expertise to get the debt collector’s law firm Schachter Portnoy, LLC to agree to discontinue the case. Practice Area: Debt Defense Debt Buyer:   Cavalry SPV I, LLC Collection Law Firm: Schachter Portnoy, LLC…

Shick v. Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP (2013)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Confidential settlement for client

The debt collection law firm of Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP (now known as Selip & Stylianou, LLP) sent an Information Subpoena to the client of Creditor Harassment Attorney Jason Shear. Cohen & Slamowitz inquired about the income and employment of our client’s spouse. In New York State, a spouse’s wages cannot be garnished to pay…

LR Credit 10, LLC v. Sciandra (2013)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Court rules client not properly served with summons and complaint. Default judgement vacated and debt collection case dismissed

Our client discovered he had a default judgment after he reviewed his credit report. He immediately sought help from New York Consumer Attorney Jason Shear who filed a Motion to Vacate the Default Judgment. The LR Credit entities are companies that purport to purchase defaulted consumer debt from credit card companies. LR Credit was represented…

Cordero v. Mel S. Harris and Associates, LLC and Mel S. Harris, Esq. (2013)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Confidential settlement for client

The client of Attorney Jason Shear became disabled and subsequently got approved for Social Security Disability (SSD). He deposited his SSD checks into his bank account. In 2013, Mel S. Harris and Associates, LLC froze Plaintiff’s bank account containing his SSD income. Mel S. Harris & Associates is a debt collection law firm which represents…

Loor v. Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding LLC (2013)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Confidential settlement for client

Our client was contacted over an alleged Travelocity account by Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding LLC. Our client disputed a debt in writing with Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding LLC (Midland) which was required to stop its collection efforts and should not have engaged in collection efforts until it verified the…

Asset Acceptance, LLC vs. Sciandra (2013)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: $30, 000 case dismissed and the default judgement was vacated. Client not properly served with summons and complaint.

After reviewing his credit report, our client discovered that he had a default judgment. The case, which was filed in 2006, sought the sum of $17,949.39. He immediately sought help from Consumer Attorney Jason Shear who filed a Motion to Vacate the Default Judgment. By 2013, the judgment amount grew to almost $30,000.00. Attorney Shear…

Faulise v. Healthcare Revenue Recovery Group, LLC (2014)

Practice Area: Litigation

Outcome: Confidential settlement for client

Client was contacted by Healthcare Revenue Recovery Group, LLC (HRRG) in an attempt to collect an unowed medical debt. The collector used various means of threats and coercion in an attempt to force the client to pay this debt. More specifically, HRRG threatened that the client was over her coverage limit, which she was not….