Daily Digest – November 15. Creditor Facing Pair of Lawsuits for Allegedly Violating 7-in-7; State’s Tim Haag Talks About Change

CREDITOR FACING PAIR OF LAWSUITS FOR VIOLATING REG F’S 7-IN-7 PROVISION

  • A pair of lawsuits have been filed against a creditor, accusing it of violating the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because the creditor allegedly violated the 7-in-7 call frequency restrictions of Regulation F in attempting to collect on an unpaid debt. The suits also allege the creditor violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by using an automated telephone dialing system and continuing to place calls after the plaintiffs requested that the defendant stop calling them.
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JUDGE GRANTS MSJ FOR DEFENDANT IN FDCPA CASE AFTER PLAINTIFF CLAIMS TO LOSE OUT ON PROMOTION

  • A District Court judge in New York has granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case in which the plaintiff alleged — too little, too late it appears — that she lost out on a promotion because her employer learned that the defendant was attempting to collect on the debt in question — a hospital bill for injuries suffered while the plaintiff was working, ruling the plaintiff lacked standing because she did not suffer a concrete injury.
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STATE’S TIM HAAG TALKS ABOUT CHANGE, HOW TO STAY AHEAD OF THE GAME

  • Tim Haag has been around the accounts receivable management industry long enough to know that the one constant is change. It is always survival of the fittest and these days, companies that are not making investments in technology to optimize the collection process and try to offset challenges finding employees are not going to be the strong companies that survive.
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CITY, COUNTY IN OHIO PARTNER TO WIPE OUT $200M IN MEDICAL DEBT

  • The city council of Toledo, Ohio and the commissioners of Lucas County, Ohio — where Toledo is located — are coming together to put $1.6 million toward purchasing unpaid medical debts of its residents, which could result in wiping out as much as $200 million in past-due medical bills. This believed to be the first time that a government at any level has sought to help its residents with their unpaid medical debts.
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