Daily Digest – September 26. Not Reading Collection Letter Gets Case Remanded Back to State Court; NYT Spotlights Hospital’s Collection Efforts

NOT READING COLLECTION LETTER LEADS JUDGE TO REMAND FDCPA CASE BACK TO STATE COURT

  • A District Court judge in New Jersey has ruled a plaintiff lacked standing to sue and remanded a case back to state court after both the plaintiff and the defendant attempted to prove the plaintiff had standing to sue in federal court after receiving a collection letter.

ARTICLE DETAILS COLLECTION EFFORTS OF NONPROFIT HOSPITAL FROM INDIVIDUALS ELIGIBLE FOR CHARITY CARE

  • A nonprofit healthcare system that is already being sued by the Attorney General of Washington for its debt collection practices has now been spotlighted by The New York Times for the “pressure” it put on patients to pay their debts, even though they may have been eligible for charity care.

BILL INTRODUCED IN SENATE TO PUT UNIVERSITIES ON HOOK FOR PORTION OF STUDENT LOAN DEFAULTS

  • A bill has been introduced in the Senate that seeks to hold universities accountable for paying a portion of student loans that go into default while also allowing student loans to be discharged when an individual files for bankruptcy protection.

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