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Daily Digest – July 25. Judge Invokes Hunstein Rulings in Dismissing FCRA Case; Appeals Court Partially Overturns Ruling in ADA, FMLA Case

JUDGE INVOKES HUNSTEIN RULINGS IN DISMISSING FCRA CASE FOR LACK OF STANDING A District Court judge in New York has dismissed a plaintiff’s Fair Credit Reporting Act case, ruling he lacks standing to sue because his claims that factually inaccurate information about his credit report were disseminated to a third …

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Daily Digest – July 22. Judge Denies Defendant’s MSJ in FDCPA Case; Collector Facing Reg F Class-Action

JUDGE DENIES DEFENDANT’S MSJ, PARTIALLY GRANTS PLAINTIFF’S MOTION IN FDCPA CASE A District Court judge in California has partially granted a plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment while denying a defendant’s motion in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling that the defendant violated its discovery obligations by not providing …

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Daily Digest – July 20. Industry Starts Writing New Chapter at ACA Convention; Judge Partially Grants MSJ for Plaintiff in FDCPA Case

INDUSTRY STARTS WRITING NEW CHAPTER AT ACA CONVENTION ORLANDO — Welcome to Orlando, home of Mickey Mouse, the Minions, and, for the next three days, hundreds of sun-kissed and glistening debt collectors attending ACA International’s annual Convention. Swapping the dry heat of Las Vegas for the humidity of Orlando, much …

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Daily Digest – July 19. Class Action Accuses Collector of Violating FDCPA; State Honors Tom Haag

CLASS-ACTION ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF VIOLATING FDCPA, FCCPA BY ADDING ‘ILLEGAL’ COLLECTION FEE A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a collection agency, accusing it of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act because it allegedly added an “illegal” collection fee that represented 67% …

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