Current Investigations

Kakalec & Schlanger, LLP is currently investigating and interested in speaking with people who have information regarding the following issues:

New York Motor Group Litigation:

Kakalec & Schlanger, LLP is counsel to plaintiffs in several related cases currently pending in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, regarding alleged misconduct by Santander and M&T Bank in connection with vehicles sold at New York Motor Group, Planet Auto Mall or Hillside Auto. If you purchased a vehicle at any of these dealerships (or from any other dealership in which Mamdouh Eltouby, Nada Eltouby and/or convicted felon Julio Estrada (aka “John Dos Santos”, or “Jay” were involved), and complained to Santander or M&T Bank, we are interested in speaking with you.

Central States Health & Life Co (CSO) – Disability Insurance for Auto Owners:

Kakalec & Schlanger, LLP is currently investigating claims against insurer Central States Health & Life Co. of Omaha regarding alleged misconduct in handling of disability claims filed by people holding automotive disability insurance (i.e. insurance designed to cover monthly vehicle loan payments in the event the borrower becomes disabled). If you filed a disability claim with CSO please contact us.

New York Medical Records Billing Overcharges:

Kakalec & Schlanger, LLP is currently investigating cases involving overbilling by hospitals and records vendors with regard to copying and provision of patient medical records. If you have paid high per page or total fees for medical records from a record vendor or hospital please contact us.

Mandatory Window Etching Charges:

If you purchased a vehicle from an autodealer and were told that you had to buy window etching or that the window etching charge was mandatory, we are interested in speaking with you.