Daily Digest – October 10. Judge Partially Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Credit Reporting Issue; Calif. Appeals Court Overturns Defendant’s Win in RFDCPA Case

JUDGE PARTIALLY GRANTS MTD FOR DEFENDANT IN FDCPA CASE OVER WRONG DEBT ON CREDIT REPORT

  • A District Court judge in Arizona has partially granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by furnishing information to the credit reporting agencies that did not belong the plaintiff.
  • More details here.

CALIF. APPEALS COURT OVERTURNS DEFENDANT’S ANTI-SLAPP WIN IN RFDCPA CASE

  • A California Appeals Court has overturned a ruling in favor of a debt collector that was sued for violating the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by not properly serving the plaintiff with a summons and complaint in an underlying collection lawsuit, with the panel ruling that the plaintiff is not obligated to pay the defendant’s attorney’s fees of nearly $80,000.
  • More details here.

TEXAS LEGISLATURE PLANS ON TAKING UP MEDICAL DEBT COLLECTION BILLS AGAIN

  • The next legislative session in Texas doesn’t start for three months, but already lawmakers have announced plans to re-introduce legislation that would require healthcare providers to send an itemized bill to patients prior to pursuing any debt collection action.
  • More details here.

EXPERTS SHARE CONTEXT ON CASES IMPACTING ARM INDUSTRY

  • Industry experts Stefanie Jackman, Loraine Lyons, Leslie Bender, Brit Suttell, and Stacy Rodriguez provide their perspectives and analysis of the legal and compliance trends shaping the ARM industry.
  • More details here.
  • This content is sponsored by Bedard Law Group.

HOW YOU CAN HELP SURVIVORS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

  • Yale Levy of Levy & Associates has started a drive to collect unused laptop computers to help survivors of human trafficking get back on their feet and find jobs.
  • More details here.

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