DIANNA HARTKE and KAREN GERSTUNG, Plaintiffs v. ILLINOIS PAYDAY LOANS, INC., V-MAX, INC., doing business as AMERICAN CASH ADVANCE; BETTY I. TALKINGTON; and JOHN DOES 1-10, Defendants No. 99-3119 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS, SPRINGFIELD DIVISION 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14937 September 13, 1999, Decided September 15, 1999, Filed DISPOSITION:… Read More


Supreme Court of the United States George W. HEINTZ, et al., Petitioners, v. Darlene JENKINS. No. 94-367. Argued Feb. 21, 1995. Decided April 18, 1995. Debtor brought Fair Debt Collection Practices Act suit against attorney representing creditor in litigation, alleging false representations in correspondence. The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois,… Read More


FRANK HERNANDEZ, JR., Plaintiff, v. MIDLAND CREDIT MANAGEMENT, INC.; MRC RECEIVABLES CORPORATION; AND ENCORE CAPITAL GROUP, INC., FORMERLY KNOWN AS MCM CAPITAL GROUP, INC., Defendants. No. 04 C 7844 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS, EASTERN DIVISION 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16054 March 6, 2007, Decided  PRIOR HISTORY: Hernandez v.… Read More


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT, CHANCERY DIVISION WHITING CORPORATION, Plaintiff v. MSI MARKETING, INC., DefendanT No. 02 CH 6332 Judge Patrick E. McGann __________________________________________________________ INSPE ASSOCIATES, LTD., Plaintiff v. CHARTER ONE BANK, Defendant 03 CH 10965 and related cases as indicated on Exhibit AA@ attached MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER This… Read More


IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION KARL L. HALPERIN, individually and on behalf of a class, Plaintiff, v. INTERPARK, INC., and DOES 1-10, Defendants. *************************** Case No. 07 C 2161 Judge Bucklo Magistrate Judge Soat Brown NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT YOU MAY BENEFIT FROM READING THIS… Read More


Jackson vs. Check-N-Go of Il., Inc., et al 99 C 7319 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20210 December 22, 1999, Decided DISPOSITION: [*1] Defendants’ motion to dismiss (8-1) denied. COUNSEL: For Plaintiff: Daniel A. Edelman, Cathleen M. Combs, James O. Latturner, Michelle R. Teggelaar, Edelman, Combs… Read More


JAMES P. SHEA and NANCY A. SHEA Plaintiffs v. ERNEST J. CODILIS, JR.; CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C.; and JOHN DOES; Defendants No. 99 C 0057 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS, EASTERN DIVISION 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4202 March 27, 2000, Decided DISPOSITION: [*1] Plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment [# 32-1]… Read More


Copyright 2000 Law Bulletin Publishing Company Chicago Daily Law Bulletin January 4, 2000, Tuesday SECTION: Pg. 1 LENGTH: 1195 words HEADLINE: Accord tossed: Class members got nothing BYLINE: PATRICIA MANSON; Law Bulletin staff writer BODY: Suggesting that the plaintiff attorney and the class representative in a debt-collection lawsuit were trying to benefit themselves at the… Read More


United States District Court, N.D. Illinois, Eastern Division. Verliler JOHNSON, Plaintiff, v. EQUICREDIT CORP. OF AMERICA; Equicredit Corp. of Illinois; Bank of America Corp., and the Loan Professionals, Inc., Defendants. No. 01 C 5197. March 22, 2002. MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER GUZMAN, J. *1 This case involves alleged fraudulent and discriminatory lending practices in connection… Read More


NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION AND PROPOSED SETTLEMENT TO: All persons who were sent, at an Illinois address, a notice from NCO Financial Systems, Inc. (“NCO”) similar to Exhibit A regarding a student loan, on or after February 10, 1998 (one year prior to the filing of this action), which notice was not returned by the… Read More