Author Archives: Shaya

Debt Collector’s Proof of Claim Raises FDCPA Liability

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a debt collector who files a proof of claim in a bankruptcy proceeding violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) when the claim is for a time barred debt.  The case … Continue reading

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Defend Cavalry SPV I, LLC Lawsuits!

Have you been sued in Miami Dade or Broward for a Cavalry SPV I Lawsuit?  The Law Offices of Shaya Markovic, P.A. fights Cavalry SPV I, LLC lawsuits.  In many cases, our office has had success in getting these cases … Continue reading

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Client Pay Nothing on $32,000 Credit Card Lawsuit

I’m excited to write about a very happy client who received  CACH, LLC lawsuit for more than $32,000.  The client wasn’t sure when he made the last payment but knew it was made a long time ago.  Our office felt … Continue reading

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$123,274.44 Loan Secured By Home Settles for $5,000

A recent settlement for a client of mine was also one of my more satisfying resolutions to a case.  My client took out a loan which was secured by her home for the purposes of opening a business.  The business … Continue reading

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$10,000 Discover Credit Card Lawsuit Settled For Fraction of Total Amount

Recently my office was able to negotiate a settlement of a Broward County credit card lawsuit that was brought by Discover Card.  Before I reveal the amount of the settlement I want to take a brief  moment to explain the … Continue reading

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$12,045.87 NCEP, LLC Lawsuit Dismissed; Plaintiff Pays Defendant’s Attorney Fees

Another great win for a consumer against a debt collector trying to collect a South Florida debt.  NCEP, LLC filed suit against our client in Broward court seeking in excess of $12,000.00 for a payday loan that was taken out … Continue reading

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$8,0000 Debt Case Gets Dismissed

It’s always nice to get my client a better results than they expect.  Today,  I had my most recent victory against Portfolio Recovery Associates.  Portfolio Recovery Associates sued my client seeking more than $8,000 as a result of an alleged … Continue reading

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Double Win For Client Against Portfolio Recovery Associates

         I don’t typically write about specific cases, however, I decided to begin in the hopes that more consumers  would contact an attorney to consult on their case before it’s too late.  There are often numerous defenses … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers About the FDCPA

Q.  What is the FDCPA? A.  The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) is a federal statute that regulates debt collectors and prevents them from engaging in abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices in their efforts to collect a debt. Q. … Continue reading

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Largest TCPA Class Action Settlement Against Capital One

As I’ve previously blogged, the Telephone Consumer Protection Action (TCPA) protects consumers, and prevents solicitations through the use of an autodialed telephone calls to cell phones.    Recently Capital One settled a TCPA case whereby they agreed to a $75,000,000.00 … Continue reading

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