FLA. APPEALS COURT REVERSES ITSELF, OW COUNTS CONDO FEES AS DEBTS UNDER STATE LAW
- A state Appeals Court in Florida has changed its mind and decided to walk away from a longstanding precedent that condo association fees do not qualify as debts under the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act by reversing a lower court’s ruling that had dismissed a case brought against defendants for publishing a list of “deadbeats” who had not paid their dues.
MEDICAL BILLING COMPANY RAISES $102M IN VENTURE FUNDING
- The hypothesis that if more patients were able to understand their medical bills, more people would pay them helped lead a former doctor to raise more than $100 million for his startup company, Cedar.
JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER SECOND VALIDATION NOTICE
- A District Court judge in Florida has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it included the validation notice disclosure in a second collection letter months after sending the initial validation notice.
PROCESS SERVING COMPANY LAYS OFF 86 EMPLOYEES DUE TO COVID-19
- ProVest, a company that offers nationwide process of service and skiptracing to companies, including those in the credit and collection industry, has laid off 86 employees working at its headquarters in Tampa, Fla.
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