Daily Digest – September 19. Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case; Judge Rules for Collector in Discrimination Case

JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER ISSUE WITH STATEMENT IN LETTER

  • Like many other cases across the country, a District Court judge in Kentucky has ruled that the confusion and anxiety claimed to have been suffered by the plaintiff was not enough for the plaintiff to have standing to sue.
  • Standing precedent in the Sixth Circuit holds that confusion and anxiety are not enough to have standing to sue.
  • More details here.

JUDGE GRANTS MSJ FOR COLLECTOR AFTER BEING SUED BY FORMER EMPLOYEE FOR AGE DISCRIMINATION, ADA VIOLATION

  • The plaintiff, a former collector, was fired after swearing during a call with a consumer.
  • The plaintiff claims to suffer seizures and that her supervisor made comments about her age, but none of that had anything to do with what she said, a judge ruled.
  • More details here.

FTC, CFPB FILE BRIEF IN FCRA CASE OVER HOW DISPUTES ARE INVESTIGATED

  • A District Court judge got it wrong when he ruled in favor of the defendants in the underlying case, which is now before the Third Circuit, the regulators claim.
  • Furnishers should have to investigate all indirect disputes, not just the ones deemed to be not frivolous.
  • More details here.

EXPERTS SHARE CONTEXT ON CASES IMPACTING ARM INDUSTRY

  • Industry experts Stefanie Jackman, David Schultz, Mitch Williamson, Christopher Morris, Carlos Ortiz, and Stacy Rodriguez provide their perspectives and analysis of the legal and compliance trends shaping the ARM industry.
  • The perspectives provide insights into recent rulings and cases from across the country.
  • More details here.
  • This content is sponsored by Bedard Law Group.

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