E.D.N.Y. Judge Warns Frequent-Filer Plaintiffs’ Firm: Continue Filing Frivolous Cases Like This and You’ll Get Sanctioned

You can add Judge Frederic Bock to the list of judges within the Eastern District of New York (E.D.N.Y.) who are getting tired of the endless, hyper-technical "lawyer's cases" that come across their dockets alleging Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) violations. Last week in an order that dismissing the case of Leifer v. United Collection Bureau, Inc., Judge Bock stopped short of issuing sanctions against the firm but gave a stern warning to Barshay Sanders PLLC about filing frivolous litigation. 

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