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Phoney Lawsuits: How to sue your way out of college debt

John O'Brien Nov. 15, 2017, 8:00am

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Former students still saddled with college loans were urged by lawyers and debt-relief companies to stop making payments because filing a lawsuit was an easier way to get out of debt, according to racketeering allegations against two law firms.

NHCash.com files motion to dismiss suit, cites arbitration clause in agreement

Sara McCleary Aug. 10, 2017, 9:09am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Online money lender NHCash.com has filed a motion to dismiss a case against it in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Plain Green LLC, Great Plains Lending LLC accused of charging interest rates of more than 100 percent

Mike Torres Aug. 1, 2017, 9:33am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Three Virginia consumers allege they were charged excessive interest rates on loans.

Fourth Circuit dismisses $12M credit report case against Experian

Shanice Harris Jun. 6, 2017, 9:51am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has overturned a nearly $12 million award in a class action lawsuit against Experian Information Solutions.

Class action filed against NHCash.com

Mike Torres May 17, 2017, 9:01am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Five consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a New Hampshire financial business, alleging misrepresentation in debt collection.