Debt Collection Law-Firm Eltman, Eltman and Cooper, PC Has Been Growing
- August 3, 2015
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By: Robert J. Nahoum
Infamous debt collection law firm Eltman, Eltman and Cooper, PC started as a local New York debt collection mill but have been rapidly growing. According to their website, Eltman, Eltman and Cooper is now collecting debts in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.
Eltman, Eltman and Cooper began as a captive law-firm and essentially the in-house legal department to notorious debt collection agency Erin Capital Management. With its growth, Eltman, Eltman and Cooper has apparently expanded its client base beyond Erin Capital. However, best information suggests that Eltman, Eltman and Cooper still shares a common ownership with its sister collection agency Erin Capital Management.
Eltman, Eltman and Cooper, P.C Erin Capital Management, LLC are alleged as notorious violators of federal debt collection laws known as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and are sued regularly by consumers for these violations. The FDCPA is a federal law that regulates the collection of consumer debts. It precludes third party debt collectors from using false, misleading, deceptive and harassing debt collection tactics.
Accusations against debt collectors like Eltman, Eltman and Cooper and C Erin Capital Management, LLC include
- Harassing consumers over the phone,
- Misleading consumers about the character, amount or legal status of the debt
- Communicating with consumers who demanded that communications cease and desist,
- Suing consumers in the wrong court,
- The collection of amounts not authorized agreement or by law.
- Without the consumer’s consent, communicating with third parties.
- Calling consumers before 8 am or after 9 pm.
- Calling consumers an unreasonable number of times.
- Using profane or other abusive language.
If Eltman, Eltman and Cooper, P.C Erin Capital Management, LLC has been harassing you, consider hiring a qualified attorney experienced in debt defense and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. If a debt buyer like Erin Capital Management, LLC and their attorneys like Eltman, Eltman and Cooper, P.C violate the FDCPA, you can sue it for statutory damages up to $1,000.00 plus actual damages (like pain and suffering) and your attorney’s fees. In FDCPA cases, most good consumer lawyers don’t charge their clients a penny out of pocket.
If you need help settling or defending a debt collection lawsuit, stopping harassing debt collectors or suing a debt collector, contact us today to see what we can do for you.
The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C