DEFENDANT IN FDCPA BARCODE CASE FILES EN BANC PETITION WITH APPEALS COURT
- The defendant in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case where a lower court’s dismissal was reversed over the inclusion of a barcode on the envelope containing a collection letter has filed a petition with the Third Circuit Court of Appeals for an en banc rehearing, arguing that the Supreme Court’s ruling in TransUnion v. Ramirez means the plaintiff lacks standing to pursue his claim.
AMOUNT OF MEDICAL DEBT PLACED WITH AGENCIES TOPS $140 BILLION: STUDY
- The amount of medical debt being worked by collection agencies across the country is $140 billion, according to a study published yesterday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which is twice as much as was estimated just five years ago.
JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER ALLEGED IMPROPER SERVICE IN UNDERLYING COLLECTION SUIT
- A District Court judge in Arizona has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by serving the plaintiff with a summons for a collection lawsuit in the incorrect venue, ruling that the plaintiff’s failed attempt to have the collection lawsuit dismissed because of the issue with the service of the summons was her one shot at making her case.
DFPI DEBT COLLECTION COMMITTEE TO HOLD FIRST MEETING NEXT WEEK
- The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation has announced it will be holding the inaugural meeting of its Debt Collection Advisory Committee on July 28 from 1:30pm PT to 3:00pm PT. Those interested in watching the meeting can do so by clicking here.
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