Strategy: Structuring and Plotting the Case

Don’t Make this Mistake—Accuracy: Avoiding the Landmine in FCRA Cases

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) and furnishers rely on three main defenses in FCRA cases: accuracy, damages, and willfulness. Accuracy is the most dangerous defense. When CRAs or furnishers take the position that the reporting was accurate, there can be serious and costly consequences for a consumer’s claim and hopes of settlement.

Reimagine Damages: Automatic Stay and Discharge Violations in Bankruptcy Court

The guidelines that courts use to calculate the actual damages, punitive damages, and attorneys’ fees allowed for bankruptcy stay and discharge violations are constantly evolving. The webinar will highlight new trends in the law and share the newest court decisions and verdicts regarding damage awards. The webinar will also address whether the automatic stay ends on the date of discharge or continues thereafter for actions that relate back to events during the bankruptcy.

Reg X Claims: The Unqualified Written Request

The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), as implemented through Regulation X, applies to all federally related mortgage loans with few exceptions. RESPA requires specific disclosures and procedures in connection with the application, settlement, and servicing of one to four dwelling secured consumer loans. In this webinar, Max Gardner will review how to effectively use Reg X in dealing with all issues related to the “servicing” of such loans, including what you must know BEFORE you file any mortgage servicing case or consumer bankruptcy case.

The Da Vinci Code—How to read and understand Mortgage Life of Loan Histories using Black Knight’s LoanSphere Magnified MSP

In order to follow the booking in and subsequent application of each mortgage payment in your client’s case, you must know and understand how to read the Transaction Codes and the Reports these systems can produce.  If you cannot follow the money, you simply cannot identify the claims. This webinar is geared to attorneys of all levels who handle mortgage servicing cases.

Litigating NCSLT Cases after the CFPB Consent Order

National Collegiate Student Loan Trust (NCSLT) cases continue despite the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) getting involved by issuing a consent order barring NCSLT and their collection company, Transworld Systems Inc, from suing on unverified debts.  Defending consumers in these cases can be both frustrating and rewarding. Often, consumers are sued for tens of thousands of dollars, and successful defense can truly change a consumer’s life, while losses can be difficult.

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