CARSON CITY — The Nevada Supreme Court was asked Tuesday to uphold a lower court ruling establishing a class-action lawsuit on behalf of as many as 16,000 people subjected to default judgments by a payday loan company.
Attorney J. Randall Jones, representing the potential class on behalf of the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, told the court that the class-action status was proper and is the only way that thousands of Rapid Cash borrowers will see the merits of their claims resolved.
The case is the result of claims by four lead plaintiffs who said Rapid Cash obtained default judgments against them without proper legal notice.
A company used by Rapid Cash to enter default judgments against them, On Scene Mediations, lied in Las Vegas Justice Court affidavits claiming to have served them with copies of court papers, according to court filings on behalf of the borrowers. There were criminal convictions resulting from the conduct of the firm’s process servers, which has expanded to at least 460 borrowers.
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