Daily Digest – October 11. Collector Facing Class Action for Credit Reporting Notification in Letter; Confusion over Article III Standing Grows

COLLECTOR FACING CLASS ACTION FOR CREDIT REPORTING NOTIFICATION IN LETTER

  • The defendant allegedly overshadowed the 30-day dispute window by indicating in a letter that information about the underlying debt would be reported to the credit reporting agencies in seven days.
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JUDGE GRANTS MSJ FOR DEFENDANT IN FCRA, FDCPA CASE OVER DISPUTED DEBT

  • A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment after it was sued for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by allegedly reporting inaccurate information to the credit reporting agencies and allegedly failing to produce the requested information when the plaintiff disputed the debt with the defendant. 
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ACA’S SCOTT PURCELL TALKS ABOUT BUILDING BETTER COLLECTION ‘MOUSETRAP’

  • In the latest episode of “Behind the Curtain” ACA International’s Scott Purcell talks about all the opportunities that data and experimentation are providing companies in the collection industry, while also discussing the unintended consequences that regulations are having on consumers.
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APPEALS COURT RULING IN ADA CASE CREATES MORE CONFUSION OVER ARTICLE III STANDING

  • The reversal of a lower court’s dismissal of an ADA lawsuit over a hotel’s booking accessibility creates more confusion over what constitutes having standing to sue.
  • The plaintiff had no plans to stay at the hotel, but the Appeals Court ruled she still suffered a concrete injury.
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THE BARTON LAW GROUP HIRES NEW DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

  • Tyler Mayer will help the firm drive continued growth and assist with employee development.
  • More details here.

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