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Daily Digest – May 13. Calif. Appeals Court Partially Overturns Collection Class Action; More Americans Going Without Healthcare Coverage

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CALIF. APPEALS COURT RULES COLLECTOR FIXED VIOLATION PROMPTLY, BUT RESTORES SUIT BECAUSE NAMED PLAINTIFF WAS PICKED OFF

  • A California Appeals Court has upheld that a collector appropriately used a cure provision in the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act in fixing a type-size issue in a collection letter, but overruled a lower court that doing so allowed an entire class action against the collector to be dismissed.

MORE AMERICANS GOING WITHOUT HEALTHCARE COVERAGE: CDC REPORT

  • Do you want more evidence that healthcare collections is a good spot to be, at least for the short term? More than 1 million Americans lost their health insurance coverage last year, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

PLAINTIFF ACCUSES DEFENDANT OF MAKING MORE THAN 150 COLLECTION CALLS AFTER CONSENT REVOKED

  • An individual has filed a lawsuit against a cable company in Florida, alleging he received more than 150 collection calls to his cell phone that were made via an automated telephone dialing service without first receiving the plaintiff’s consent and after he told the defendant to stop calling him, alleging the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

COMPLIANCE DIGEST — MAY 10

  • Every week, I try to bring you the most important industry news and updates. In many cases, that involves discussing compliance-related topics, like lawsuit rulings and new laws and regulations. While the facts matter, understanding the bigger picture and the context of those cases is just as important. That’s why, each week, I ask compliance experts from across the credit and collection industry to share their perspectives, to help you better understand and make better decisions.

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