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Daily Digest – April 11. Getting to Know Boyd Gentry; Judge Partially Grants MTD in FDCPA Letter Case, But Also Hints At Awarding Summary Judgment for Plaintiff

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GETTING TO KNOW BOYD GENTRY

  • Like most, Boyd Gentry did not grow up with aspirations of being in the credit and collection business. But he also likely wouldn’t trade his 16 years in the business for anything else, especially since it led him all the way to the Supreme Court. Read on to learn more about Boyd and why he can’t in to a band that practices in his own garage.

JUDGE PARTIALLY GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA LETTER CASE, BUT ALSO HINTS AT AWARDING SUMMARY JUDGMENT FOR PLAINTIFF

  • A District Court judge in New York has partially granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss but also ordered the defendant to show cause why the plaintiff should not be granted summary judgment on another count in relation to a collection letter that was sent.

‘SERVICE WITH A SMILE’ MAY LEAD EMPLOYEES TO DRINK MORE: RESEARCH

  • Collection agencies ask their collectors to be happy and upbeat when on the phone, and many trainers tell collectors to smile even though they are on the phone because it’s possible to “hear” a smile and smiling can change the tone and pitch of an individual’s voice. Being forced to smile and regularly fake or amplify emotions may also lead to more drinking, according to researchers from Penn State University and the University of Buffalo.

SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE HOLDING HEARING TODAY ON ROBOCALLS

AVERAGE TAX REFUND INCHING HIGHER: IRS COMMISSIONER

  • After a slow start, the average income tax refund has rebounded and is now pretty close to the average refund from last year, the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service told Congress yesterday.

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