ALL 50 STATE AGS ANNOUNCE ANTI-ROBOCALL PARTNERSHIP WITH MAJOR TELECOM CARRIERS
- The attorneys general of all 50 states and Washington, D.C., announced a partnership yesterday with 12 major telecom carriers to join together and fight the proliferation of robocalls through a set of shared “principles.”
JUDGE DENIES BFE DEFENSE OVER DIFFERING BALANCES IN COLLECTION LETTER
- A collection law firm is not entitled to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s bona fide error defense because it did not have the proper procedures in place to keep a programming mistake from happening, a District Court judge in Ohio has ruled in a bench trial, ordering a judgment in favor of the plaintiff.
PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN ONTARIO SYSTEMS, BECOMES NEW MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER
- Ontario Systems has been acquired by another private equity firm, it was announced yesterday. Arlington Capital, which acquired its stake in the company four years ago, is being replaced as the company’s majority shareholder by New Mountain Capital. Terms of the deal were not announced.
PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEYS PUBLISH PRESS RELEASE TOUTING $1.2 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH DEBT COLLECTOR
- A group of plaintiff’s attorneys in North Carolina are touting a $1.2 million settlement recently obtained in a case against a medical debt collection agency.
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