Daily Digest – January 11. Judge Dismisses FDCPA Class Action; DoE Announces Student Loan Repayment Proposal

JUDGE DISMISSES FDCPA CLAIM FOR LACK OF STANDING RELATED TO SOL DISCLOSURE

  • A District Court judge in New York has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act class-action lawsuit, ruling the plaintiff lacked standing to sue after arguing that a violation of state law cause the alleged FDCPA infraction.
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DEPT. OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCES PROPOSAL TO CHANGE REPAYMENT PLANS ON STUDENT LOANS

  • The Department of Education yesterday announced a proposed rule that aims to lower the student loan payments being made by those with student loan debt, while completely pausing payments for individuals who make less than $30,600 per year.
  • More details here.

N.Y. GOVERNOR’S AGENDA INCLUDES MEDICAL DEBT COLLECTION INITIATIVES

  • The Governor of New York yesterday announced a number of healthcare-related proposes during her State of the State address, including a plan to include medical debt in the state’s Consumer Credit Fairness Act.
  • More details here.

22 COMPANIES SEEKING COLLECTION TALENT

  • Companies like Midland Credit Management, Stellantis Financial Services, Citi, Creditors Bureau USA, and Crescent Bank are among those looking to fill vacancies in their collection operations.
  • The job listings are great for those looking for work and are also great tools for companies to use as sources for ideas about what to include in their own job descriptions and to see how other companies write their job ads.
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