Daily Digest – December 9. Class Action Accuses Defendant of Not Including SOL Disclosure; Judge Grants TRO Blocking Arizona Garnishment Law

CLASS ACTION ACCUSES DEFENDANT OF NOT INCLUDING SOL DISCLOSURE IN LETTER

  • A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a collector for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it failed to include a disclosure that the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit to collect on the debt had expired and filed a lawsuit to collect on the debt a week later.
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JUDGE GRANTS TRO BLOCKING ENACTMENT OF NEW ARIZONA GARNISHMENT LAW

  • A state court judge in Arizona has granted a temporary restraining order halting the enactment of a measure approved by voters last month that increases the amount that is shielded from garnishments to pay medical debts while also lowering judgment interest rates that can be charged.
  • More details here.

JUDGE VACATES DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST DEFENDANT IN FDCPA SUIT

  • A District Court judge in Indiana has granted a motion to vacate a default judgment that was entered against a defendant in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling that the plaintiff never properly served the defendant with the summons and complaint, after the defendant removed the case to federal court.
  • More details here.

PAYMENT PLATFORMS LACKING FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: SURVEY

  • Fewer than 60% of healthcare providers are satisfied with their current patient payment systems and 30% said their most recent implementations were not successful, according to the results of a survey by Bank of America and The Strawhecker Group. The results underscore what consumers are looking for when making payments generally, and can help healthcare collection operations work with their clients to make sure payment platforms are built out with patient preferences in mind.
  • More details here.

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