CLASS-ACTION ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF VIOLATING FDCPA THROUGH DISCOUNT LANGUAGE IN LETTER
- A class-action complaint has been filed against a debt collector for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because of the language it used in a letter offering the plaintiff opportunities to repay the debt by making less than a payment in full. This content is sponsored by WebRecon.
JUDGE GRANTS DEFENDANT’S MSJ IN FDCPA CLASS OVER TAX REPORTING LANGUAGE IN LETTER
- Despite making many arguments to the contrary, a District Court judge in New Jersey has granted summary judgment to the defendant in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling the plaintiffs now lack standing to sue in federal court, even though a class had previously been certified in the case.
NURSING HOMES SUING FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF RESIDENTS TO RECOVER UNPAID DEBTS: REPORT
- As part of its ongoing investigation into how medical debts affect individuals across the country, Kaiser Health News (KHN) and National Public Radio (NPR) have published an article that details how some nursing homes are filing lawsuits to collect on unpaid debts, and the friends and family members of those living in the homes are the ones being sued.
STATE AGS CALL ON ADMINISTRATION TO EXTEND PSLF FORGIVENESS WAIVER
- A group of nearly two dozen state Attorneys General have written a letter to President Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, asking them to extend the deadline for individuals to file claims under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, arguing that too many eligible candidates are still unaware or confused by the waiver.
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