Daily Digest – July 3. Appeals Court Overturns Dismissal of FDCPA Suit; FCC Tells Carriers When to Start Reassigned Number Database

APPEALS COURT OVERTURNS DISMISSAL OF FDCPA SUIT ON GROUNDS IT WAS TIME-BARRED

  • Every time the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is violated a separate statute of limitations clock starts running, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday, overturning a lower court’s dismissal of a suit for ruling that subsequent violations of the FDCPA were of the “same type” as the original which occurred outside of the one-year statute of limitations.

FCC TELLS CARRIERS WHEN TO START TRACKING REASSIGNED NUMBERS FOR DATABASE

  • Voice service providers are going to start keeping track of the most recent date in which a phone number was permanently disconnected and must age phone numbers for 45 days before reassigning them by July 27, according to an announcement from the Federal Communications Commission’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.

WHY COVID-19 LIABILITY WAIVERS ARE A BAD IDEA FOR EMPLOYERS

  • Companies that are requiring or thinking of requiring employees who are returning to the office COVID-19 liability waivers should know that they are likely not going to be enforced by a judge, according to a published report quoting a number of employment lawyers.

BILL INTRODUCED TO MODERNIZE E-SIGN ACT

  • A trio of Senate Republicans have introduced a bill aimed at making it easier for individuals to consent to receiving certain electronic documents, like account information and contracts, overhauling the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce (E-SIGN) Act.

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