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Compliance Digest – June 1

I’m thrilled to announce that Bedard Law Group is the new sponsor for the Compliance Digest. Bedard Law Group, P.C. – Compliance Support – Defense Litigation – Nationwide Complaint Management – Turnkey Speech Analytics.  And Our New BLG360 Program – Your Low Monthly Retainer Compliance Solution. Visit www.bedardlawgroup.com, email John H. Bedard, Jr., or call (678) 253-1871. Every …

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Nevada Extends Collection Agency-Related COVID-19 Protections

The state of Nevada’s Financial Institutions Division has extended its directive that prohibited collection agencies in the state from attempting to collect from Nevada residents for another 30 days, according to ACA International, which posted a copy of a letter the state sent to licensed entities alerting them to the …

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Debt Collection Bill in Massachusetts Moving Forward

Legislation in the Massachusetts legislature is progressing which would shorten the statute of limitations by two years, halve the post-judgment interest rate, and exempt more individuals from having their assets garnished, according to a lengthy published report. The bill, which was introduced by state Sen. Jamie Eldridge, has been approved …

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Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA ‘Current Balance’ Case

A District Court judge in New York has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by referencing the “current balance” in a collection letter. A copy of the ruling in the case of Dicristo v. National Recovery Solutions can …

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Debt Deferral Program in N.C. Not Extended

It appears as though a debt deferral program that has been in place in North Carolina for the past two months expired on May 27 and was not renewed by the state’s Department of Insurance, thereby ending the program. The order from Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey was extended on April …

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Report Blasts Texas Hospitals For Filing Collection Lawsuits

A number of hospitals and healthcare facilities in Texas, along with the collection law firms that represent them, are the subjects of a report that was issued yesterday, indicating that individuals were still being sued for unpaid debts even after the governor declared a state of emergency in the Lone …

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Getting to Know Kristie Bass of Midwest Fidelity

The “Getting to Know” series is sponsored by Arbeit. Arbeit is a powerful, and easy to use communications platform that empowers businesses to reach more consumers. Innovative by nature, we are constantly listening to and understanding the businesses we partner with and developing long term industry relationships that allow us …

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