Daily Digest – July 25. Judge Invokes Hunstein Rulings in Dismissing FCRA Case; Appeals Court Partially Overturns Ruling in ADA, FMLA Case

JUDGE INVOKES HUNSTEIN RULINGS IN DISMISSING FCRA CASE FOR LACK OF STANDING

  • A District Court judge in New York has dismissed a plaintiff’s Fair Credit Reporting Act case, ruling he lacks standing to sue because his claims that factually inaccurate information about his credit report were disseminated to a third party — a credit reporting agency, in this case — and that the failure to note an account as disputed lowered his credit scores, were not enough to meet the standing threshold.

APPEALS COURT PARTIALLY OVERTURNS RULING FOR CALL CENTER DEFENDANT IN ADA, FMLA CASE

REPORT ANALYZES GARNISHMENT DATA TO LOBBY N.Y. GOVERNOR INTO SIGNING ANTI-GARNISHMENT BILL INTO LAW

  • An advocacy group in New York is pushing Governor Kathy Hochul to sign a bill into law that would ban hospitals from obtaining garnishments and imposing liens to collect on unpaid medical debts, and has issued a report investigating the practice at five nonprofit hospitals in the state, concluding that indebted patients tend to work low-wage jobs who can ill afford to have their wages garnished.

EXPERTS SHARE CONTEXT ON CASES IMPACTING ARM INDUSTRY

  • Understanding the context and consequences of court rulings can be difficult. Thankfully, there are experts out there that can do it for us. David Kaminski, Rick Perr, Patrick Newman, David Shaver, Mike Frost, Lauren Burnette, Ethan Ostroff, and John Redding break down the ins and outs of cases impacting the ARM industry in this week’s Compliance Digest, which is brought to you by Bedard Law Group.

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