COMPLAINT ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF INCORRECTLY NOTING ACCOUNT WAS DISPUTED
- A complaint has been filed in federal court in the District Court for the Eastern District of California, accusing a collector of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by allegedly incorrectly marking an account as disputed after receiving a letter from the plaintiff. This content is sponsored by WebRecon.
FINANCIAL SITUATION GETTING WORSE FOR CONSUMERS; STUDY DETAILS DEBT SOURCES, PLANS TO PAY IT OFF
- Nearly one-quarter of households in the United States have no emergency savings and 28% have some, but not enough to cover three months of living expenses, according to the results of a poll released by American Consumer Credit Counseling.
APPEALS COURT VACATES CERTIFICATION, SETTLEMENT IN TCPA CASE
- The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated a lower court’s approval of class certification in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case, ruling that some of the named plaintiffs in the class did not have standing to sue in federal court.
JUDGE DENIES MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER COLLECTION FEE
- A District Court judge in New Jersey has denied a defendant’s motion to dismiss and a motion for sanctions against the plaintiff in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case that is accusing a law firm of improperly adding a collection fee in an itemization table included in a summons that was attempting to recover an unpaid medical debt.
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