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Daily Digest – November 25. EDPA Judge Partially Denies MTD in FCRA Case; Trade Groups Urge FCC To Strengthen Measures to Fix Call Blocking Issues

EDPA JUDGE PARTIALLY DENIES MTD IN FCRA CASE A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has become the latest to tackle the issue of whether a plaintiff has standing to sue when claiming certain violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, partially denying the defendant’s motion to dismiss in a class-action …

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Daily Digest – November 20. Judge Cites ‘Limited Success’ in Reducing Attorney Fees by 50%; How to Use Practice to Help Motivate Collectors

JUDGE CITES ‘LIMITED SUCCESS’ IN FDCPA CASE IN REDUCING PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY’S FEES BY 50% A District Court judge in Wisconsin has lowered the attorney’s fees awarded to counsel representing a plaintiff in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case by 50%, ruling that their “limited success” in the case merited …

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Daily Digest – November 18. Judge Grants Motion for Defense in FDCPA Letter Case; Employee Pushback Leads CFPB To Halt Reorg.

JUDGE GRANTS MOTION FOR DEFENDANT IN FDCPA LETTER CASE, DENIES MOTION FOR ATTORNEY’S FEES A District Court judge in New York has granted a defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings, but denied its motion for defense fees under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s fee-shifting provision, after it was …

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Daily Digest – November 16. Collector Files Motion to Have Plaintiff’s Attorney Disqualified; How Healthcare Providers are Overhauling Collections

COLLECTOR FILES MOTION TO HAVE PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY DISQUALIFIED A company being sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act has filed a motion seeking to have the plaintiff’s counsel disqualified and to have attorney’s fees awarded, accusing the counsel of contacting the company directly and asking questions about …

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Daily Digest – November 12. Getting to Know David Schultz of Hinshaw Culbertson; House Dems Ask FCC, FTC to Pause ‘Controversial’ Rulemakings

GETTING TO KNOW DAVID SCHULTZ OF HINSHAW CULBERTSON David Schultz was born to be a lawyer and even if given the chance to choose a different career, he can’t see himself wanting to do anything else. That likely explains his illustrious career representing companies in the accounts receivable management industry …

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