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Daily Digest – February 8. Agency Wins Summary Judgment in FDCPA Case, Was Accused of Harassment By Calling Wrong Number

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AGENCY WINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN FDCPA CASE; WAS ACCUSED OF HARASSMENT BY CALLING WRONG NUMBER

  • Making two wrong number calls after being told by an individual that a collection agency had the wrong number does not rise to the level of a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a District Court judge in Arkansas has ruled in granting a motion for summary judgment in favor of the defendant.

AN AFFIRMATION FOR THE CREDIT AND COLLECTION INDUSTRY

  • LAS VEGAS — Walking away from this year’s RMA International annual conference, it’s hard not to be optimistic and excited about the prospects for the credit and collection industry’s future.

MONTANA LEGISLATURE CONSIDERS BILL ALLOWING LANDLORDS TO COLLECT UNPAID RENT WITHOUT COURT ORDER

  • A bill has been introduced in the Montana legislature that would allow landlords to send accounts to collection for unpaid rents without first requiring a court order, while also allowing landlords to charge fees when tenants break their leases.

BILL INTRODUCED IN COLORADO TO END BALANCE BILLING

  • A Colorado state Senator has introduced a bill that would limit how much individuals can be charged when visiting out-of-network physicians and hospitals in emergency situations. The objective behind the bill is to eliminate what is known as “balance billing,” which occurs when a patient receives a bill for a stay in a hospital that is not part of his or her insurance network.

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