Daily Digest – September 20. Appeals Court Overturns Sanctions; Renters at Risk

APPEALS COURT OVERTURNS SANCTIONS RULING AGAINST PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEYS

  • The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated an order imposing sanctions on a pair of plaintiff’s attorneys because the individual they were representing failed to show for a scheduled mediation session in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case and because a District Court judge did not provide the attorneys with enough notice that sanctions were being considered.

RENTERS AT RISK AS COVID ASSISTANCE PLANS EXPIRE: CFPB

  • Millions of individuals who rent apartments or homes nationwide are at risk of “economic harms” as programs created to help individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic are coming to an end, according to a report issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and companies in the accounts receivable management industry might want to take notice of the data and be aware of it during their calls with consumers who have unpaid debts.

STUDENT LOAN DEBT HOLDING INDIVIDUALS BACK: REPORT

  • Student loan debt is keeping a lot of people from accomplishing their financial objectives, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors, including buying a home, taking a vacation, and starting a family, while also forcing more individuals to take second jobs or work where they are not happy to be able to pay their student loan debts.

HOW EXPERTS ARE INTERPRETING LATEST LEGAL RULINGS

  • Each week, AccountsRecovery.net publishes summaries of legal rulings that are impacting the accounts receivable management industry. But those summaries don’t necessarily provide insight into what you need to do — if anything — as a result of those rulings. For that, I turn to the experts. Every week, the top legal minds of the industry weigh in on those rulings, providing much-needed context and insight to help you better understand the rulings and be better informed when making important decisions. This week, Stacy Rodriguez, Cooper Walker, David Shaver, Caren Enloe, David Kaminski, Lauren Burnette, and Jason Tompkins share their wisdom with you. This series is sponsored by Bedard Law Group.

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