CLASS-ACTION ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF VIOLATING FDCPA, FCCPA BY ADDING ‘ILLEGAL’ COLLECTION FEE
- A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a collection agency, accusing it of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act because it allegedly added an “illegal” collection fee that represented 67% of the total amount owed, and for reporting a higher debt that could be legally collected. This series is sponsored by WebRecon.
Q&A: STATE’S TIM HAAG ON UNIQUELY CELEBRATING HIS FATHER’S 58 YEARS OF SERVICE
- Rarely do we get the perfect day. We may get a minute, maybe an hour, maybe even a few hours from time to time. But a perfect day? Twenty-four hours of sunshine and laughter and family and race cars? Days like that are exceedingly rare, if they ever happen. So when it comes around, it needs to be celebrated. Earlier this month, racing fan Tom Haag’s 58 years of service to State Collection Service were saluted by putting the State logo on the #51 car of Jeremy Clements, who was participating in the Road America Xfinity Cup Series race in Wisconsin. The result was a perfect day for Haag and for State. AccountsRecovery.net asked Tim Haag, Tom’s son and the President of State Collection Service about the experience.
A LOT OF PATIENTS STILL GETTING UNEXPECTED MEDICAL BILLS, DESPITE NO SURPRISES ACT
- One-fifth of patients who have visited healthcare facilities this year have received unexpected medical bills, despite the enactment of the No Surprises Act, and 22% of those who have received a bill have received one in excess of $1,000, according to the results of a nationwide survey.
INDUSTRY VETERAN SCOTT CARROLL JOINS SKIT.AI AS BUSINESS HEAD OF DEBT COLLECTIONS VERTICAL
- Skit.ai, the leading Voice AI SaaS company, today announced that industry veteran Scott Carroll has joined the company as Business Head of the Debt Collections vertical. With more than 25 years of experience in collections operations, Carroll will lead the debt collections vertical with his rich expertise and deep understanding of the industry.
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