Daily Digest – September 20. Complaint Accuses Collector of Violating 7-in-7; Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of FDCPA Suit

COMPLAINT ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF VIOLATING 7-IN-7

  • A collector is accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by making “countless” calls to the plaintiff
  • The plaintiff allegedly requested that the defendant stop making phone calls to her.
  • More details here.
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APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS DISMISSAL OF FDCPA SUIT OVER ALLEGED LACK OF LICENSE

  • The defendant was sued for violating the FDCPA because it did not have a state license to collect interest above 6%.
  • But under the terms of the law, the defendant did not meet the definition requiring a license.
  • More details here.

NEARLY 20% OF HOUSEHOLDS CARRYING MEDICAL DEBT, INCLUDING MANY THAT HAVE INSURANCE

  • Insurance or not, a lot of people are carrying medical debt in the United States, according to published study.
  • The debt being carried is impacting the affordability of staples like rent and mortgage payments and buying food.
  • More details here.

STATE AGS BACK MORE ANTI-ROBOCALL EFFORTS FROM FCC

  • Attorneys General from 51 different states are calling on the Federal Communications Commission to bolster its anti-robocall efforts.
  • Among the recommendations were to expand the STIR/SHAKEN protocols to all network carriers, not just those originating calls.
  • More details here.

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