Gibbs v. Plain Green, LLC and Great Plains Lending, LLC – $55 million groundbreaking settlement

CLA represented classes against lenders Plain Green, LLC and Great Plains Lending, LLC for violations of federal and various state laws by (a) making and collecting loans with annual interest rates in excess of the amount allowed by state law; (b) lending to consumers when these entities were required to have a license from a state to lend and did not have that license; (c) servicing or collecting activities on the illegal loans; and (d) their involvement in and support of other parties’ conduct. The case resulted in a watershed settlement the defendants refunded consumers’ money, cancelled loans, agreed to cease attempting to collect them and agreed not to sell, transfer, or assign the loans. They also agreed not to sell borrowers’ personal information. The consumer refunds alone totaled approximately $55,750,000.

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Donna Winters Selected by Virginia Lawyers Weekly for Unsung Legal Heroes 2021
Congratulations to Donna Winters, one of our Lead Paralegals, for being selected by Virginia Lawyers Weekly for Unsung Legal Heroes 2021! Click the link below to learn more about the award: https://valawyersweekly.com/2021/12/23/vlw-unsung-heroes-2021/  
The National Trial Lawyers Announces Kevin Dillon as One of Its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Virginia
The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Kevin Dillon of Consumer Litigation Associates, PC has been selected for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Virginia, an honor given to only a select...
National Consumer Advocates Launch Unique Online Tool – www.consumer.law – to Save Families from Financial Ruin
CLA Founding Partner, Leonard Bennett, was quoted in The Breeze article, National Consumer Advocates Launch Unique Online Tool - www.consumer.law - to Save Families from Financial Ruin