Public Counsel legal action on behalf of Corinthian students re: private student loan debt

On July 14, 2016, Public Counsel and partners filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of former Corinthian students to stop the unlawful, abusive tactics of private debt buyers and debt collectors.

Watch the compelling video and read the press release here.

Check out the press webcast on Public Counsel’s Facebook page, and the media coverage so far is below:

  • Buzzfeed News, “New Class Action Lawsuit Targets Student Loan Debt Collector,” by Molly Hensley-Clancy, July 15.
  • Riverside Press-Enterprise, “Corinthian lenders hit with suit,” by David Downey, July 15.
  • 89.3 KPCC, “Lawsuit: Dismiss former Corinthian college students’ private loans,” by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez, July 14.
  • Associated Press, “Former student files class action case over Corinthian debt,” by Jennifer Kerr, as seen in Orange County Register and more, July 14.
  • Consumerist, “Former Corinthian College Students Sue To Have Private Loans Discharged,” by Ashlee Kieler, July 14.
  • MarketWatch, “Class action lawsuit seeks college loan forgiveness for thousands of students,” by Jillian Berman, July 14.
  • Politico, “New push to discharge Corinthian students’ private loans,” by Michael Stratford, July 14.

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