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Seth Michael Lehrman

Seth Lehrman’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • Villaflor and Brice v. Equifax

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Apr 29, 2011
    Outcome:
    Class Action Settlement
    Description:
    Seth Lehrman, along with Steven Grover and other co-counsel, won approval of a nationwide class action in federal court against Equifax for alleged credit reporting violations. The settlement offer relief to approximately 58,000 class members and the millions of Americans who receive credit reports from Equifax each year.
  • U.S. v. Scott W. Rothstein

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Sep 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Won forfeiture trials and restitution claims on behalf of victims of ponzi scheme.
    Description:
    Mr. Lehrman prevailed in the firm's prosecution of criminal forfeiture and restitution claims on behalf of thirty-seven former Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler ("RRA") clients who sought to recover more than one million dollars of settlement monies that had been deposited into a trust account of the RRA law firm prior to Scott Rothstein's widely publicized theft of those monies. After the implosion of RRA, our firm agreed to represent these individuals free of charge. The court's order detailed the monies owed to them. Outside the courthouse, Mr. Lehrman commented, "This is full justice for good and deserving people." Mr. Lehrman's victory has been the subject of several media reports, including, the Sun Sentinel, Bloomberg, South Florida Business Journal, and Law.com.
  • Mowat, et al. v. DJSP Enterprises, Inc., et al

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Date:
    Jun 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    A class action settlement was approved which provided for cash payments to be sent directly to class members without any claims submission process.
    Description:
    Mr. Lehrman was co-class counsel in this class action under the WARN Act pursued on behalf of employees who alleged that they had been terminated without the notice required by federal law.
  • Ruderman, et al. v. Washington National Insur. Co.

    Practice Area:
    Class Action
    Outcome:
    Rule 23(b)(3) claims settled and Rule 23(b)(2) claims have been appealed by defendant.
    Description:
    Mr. Lehrman was appointed class counsel, along with other attorneys, in this class action brought on behalf of elderly Floridians who alleged that they had been denied benefits under home health care insurance policies. A settlement was reached which created an $8 million fund available to Florida seniors who were members of the settlement class. The Court found that the settlement provided a substantial benefit to these Florida seniors. On July 3, 2013, the Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in Washington National Insurance Corporation, etc. v. Sydelle Ruderman, et al. that insurers cannot escape the terms of their own policies. Florida law requires insurance carriers to draft insurance policies clearly, and if they do not, they, not their policyholders, are responsible.
  • Renn v. Fortney

    Practice Area:
    Debt Collection
    Date:
    Oct 05, 2010
    Outcome:
    Won trial on behalf of consumer and preserved consumer's right to a full discharge.
    Description:
    Represented consumer at trial in adversary proceeding in chapter 7 bankruptcy brought by creditors who sought to deny consumer a discharge.