Appeals Court Revives Debt Collection Suit Against NJ Firm

Law360, New York (August 6, 2013, 9:46 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Tuesday reopened a woman’s claims alleging Zucker Goldberg & Ackerman LLC violated debt collection laws in foreclosure proceedings on her property, finding the trial judge had applied the wrong standard of review.

A two-judge panel revived claims made by Windy Mazzella, who accused ZGA of negligence and violations of the state’s Fair Debt Collection Practices Act related to a foreclosure action carried out by ZGA on behalf of Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. The appeals court said the trial judge,...
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