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Daily Digest – March 5. Judge Grants Summary Judgment for Defense in FDCPA Letter Case; Supreme Court Grants Request from Federal Gov’t To Participate in TCPA Arguments

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JUDGE GRANTS SUMMARY JUDGMENT FOR DEFENDANT IN FDCPA LETTER CASE

  • A federal judge in Florida has granted summary judgment in favor of a defendant that was accused in a class action suit of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because the collection letter it sent did not explicitly use the word “creditor” in it.

SUPREME COURT GRANTS REQUEST FROM FEDERAL GOV’T TO PARTICIPATE IN TCPA CASE ARGUMENTS

  • The Supreme Court has granted a request from the Solicitor General’s office to participate in oral arguments later this month when it hears a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case that seeks to answer whether courts have a requirement to accept how a regulator interprets a statute.

JUDGE GRANTS SUMMARY JUDGMENT FOR DEFENSE IN TCPA TEXTING CASE

  • Selfishly, I will admit that I originally wanted to write about this case only because it gave me the opportunity to mention the name of the defendant — La Boom Disco. But, having read a ruling from Judge Allyne Ross of the District Court for the Eastern District of New York, it became clear that there was more to the ruling than just the funky name of the company being accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

REPORTS QUESTION EFFICACY OF BILLS AIMED AT STOPPING ROBOCALLS

  • A pair of published reports are questioning the efficacy of two separate pieces of proposed legislation, one at the state level and one in Congress, at eliminating robocalls, arguing that those perpetrating the offenses are either too far away or too skilled at evading prosecution.

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