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J.G. Wentworth Home Lending, LLC

This class action lawsuit seeks to recover unpaid overtime compensation for Mortgage Loan Officers ("MLOs") who worked for J.G. Wentworth Home Lending, LLC at their southeastern Pennsylvania call center. The lawsuit alleges that the company violated Pennsylvania overtime law by failing to pay the MLOs full overtime premium compensation for hours worked over 40 per week week.

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Case Updates

Apr 10, 2018

Today, our firm along with co-counsel The Law Office of Chris R. Miltenberger, PLLC, started a class action lawsuit by filing a Complaint against J.G. Wentworth Home Lending, LLC in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. The lawsuit alleges that J.G. Wentworth violated the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act by failing to pay its Mortgage Loan Officers (MLOs) extra overtime compensation for hours worked over 40 per week. A copy of the Complaint is available below

May 24, 2018

Today lawyers for J.G. Wentworth filed preliminary objections to the Complaint that was filed in this case. We will be responding to this filing in the coming weeks. A copy of the preliminary objections is posted below.

Jun 26, 2018

Today the Judge assigned to this case issued an order scheduling an in-person scheduling hearing for August 21, 2018. A copy of the order is available below.

Jun 27, 2018

Today we filed our opposition to the preliminary objections that were filed by lawyers for J.G. Wentworth. A copy of this filing is available below.

Jul 23, 2018

Today the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge assigned to this case issue an order overruling the preliminary objections filed by J.G. Wentworth. We are very excited about this development. A copy of the Court's order is posted below.

Aug 14, 2018

Today, the Defendant filed an Answer to the Complaint. In the Answer, Defendant denies violating the law and asserts that its pay practices are legal. You can access the Answer below. The Court has scheduled a hearing for August 21, 2018 to establish a discovery schedule in this case.

Aug 21, 2018

Today, the Court held a conference for the parties to set a schedule for the case going forward. At the conclusion of the conference, the Court issued a scheduling order which is available below. The most notable date is the discovery deadline which was set for January 9, 2018.

May 8, 2019

We are happy to announce that today the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge assigned to this case granted our motion for preliminary approval of the class action settlement of this case on behalf of loan officers who worked at J.G. Wentworth's Wayne, Pennsylvania call center. The Court ordered that notice of the settlement be sent to members of the class and scheduled a final approval hearing for September 9, 2019. You can access a copy of the Court’s order below.

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