Have You Been Contacted in Connecticut by Midland Funding, LLC or Midland
The Woods Law Firm, LLC Can Help You!
Midland Funding, LLC, a/k/a Midland Credit Management, and its parent company,
Encore Capital Group, are based in San Diego, California. Midland buys
defaulted debt for pennies on the dollar from various original creditors,
including Citibank and Bank of America. It may pay as little as two to
three cents on the dollar for purchased debt. It then typically files
suit for the entire debt amount. In Connecticut, Midland Funding, LLC
is usually represented by the law firms of Schreiber/Cohen, LLC or Howard
Lee Schiff, P.C.
The Woods Law Firm, LLC has extensive experience representing defendants
sued by Midland and in suing Midland under the FDCPA. If you have receive
a Summons from Midland, whether for a Superior Court or Small Claims action,
don't ignore it! There are typically many defenses to debt buyer lawsuits
and The Woods Law Firm, LLC has consistently defeated Midland in Connecticut
state courts saving clients tens of thousands of dollars.
Here are some recent results:
Midland Funding, LLC v. Client (Superior Court of Connecticut, Milford, 2015) -- Midland Funding, LLC brought suit in the Superior Court of Connecticut
against our client for over $11,000.00, which it claimed was the result
of an alleged default on a Barclays Bank of Delaware credit card account.
The Woods Law Firm, LLC was retained at the eleventh hour, about a week
before a scheduled trial. Upon discovering that The Woods Law Firm, LLC
was retained to appear at the trial, Midland immediately withdrew the lawsuit!
Midland Funding, LLC v. Client (Small Claims Court, Middletown, 2015) -- Midland Funding, LLC obtained a small claims judgment against our client
for an alleged default on a Credit One credit card. After examining the
return of service, we were able to determine that Midland Funding had
served the small claims summons at an address where the client no longer
resided, and, had, in fact, sold several years earlier. The Woods Law
Firm, LLC was successful in getting the judgment vacated and the action
Midland Funding, LLC v. Client (Superior Court of Connecticut, Rockville, 2017) -- Midland Funding, LLC filed an action against our client in Rockville,
Connecticut arising out of an alleged default on a Synchrony Bank credit
card. The amount of the debt was almost $6,000.00. It was discovered that
the client did not live within the Rockville Judicial District and did
not sign the contract in Rockville. The Woods Law Firm, LLC was able to
negotiate a mutual release of claims and a dismissal of the action with
prejudice, meaning that the client can never be sued again for the debt!
Don't wait to get the help you need. Our first consultation is always
free! It is always critical to obtain legal representation as soon as
you are served with a Summons in a lawsuit, especially if it is from Midland
Funding, LLC. Contact a skilled debt defense attorney in Connecticut today
at 1-888-272-2718 for a free consultation!