EDNY JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA LETTER CASE
- A District Court judge in New York has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating a number of provisions of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, such as including multiple addresses in a collection letter and because he received two letters that each included a 30-day validation notice.
APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS DENIAL OF CERTIFICATION IN TCPA CASE
- The Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has upheld a lower court’s denial of class certification in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuit in which the plaintiff alleged to have received more than 200 robocalls from an auto lender, agreeing with the lower court that the plaintiff did not provide enough information to define the scope of the class.
CONSUMER GROUPS PUBLISH REPORT OFFERING SUGGESTIONS TO HELP STUDENT LOAN CRISIS
- A group of consumer advocacy organizations have published a guide to help individuals with student loans navigate their way through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, offering a “roadmap” to provide “substantial relief” to the 44 million individuals who have student loan debt.
SURVEY DIGS INTO WHY PEOPLE AREN’T PAYING THEIR MEDICAL BILLS
- A lack of financial resources is not the only reason why individuals are not paying their medical bills, according to the results of a newly released survey.
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