Daily Digest

Daily Digest – February 28. Complaint Accuses Hospital, Agency of Trying to Collect Worker’s Comp Debt; Judge Recommends Sanctions Against Plaintiff’s Attorney

COMPLAINT ACCUSES HOSPITAL, AGENCY OF TRYING TO COLLECT ON WORKER’S COMP DEBT A plaintiff has accused two healthcare providers and a collection operation ion California of violating the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by attempting to collect on debts that were allegedly …

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Daily Digest – February 22. Supreme Court Denies Petition in FDCPA Standing Case; Idaho AG to Intervene in Case Challenging State Collection Law

SUPREME COURT DENIES PETITION IN FDCPA STANDING CASE As we await word from the Supreme Court about whether it will hear arguments in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s funding case, the highest court in the land yesterday announced it had denied a petition from a plaintiff who had won $350,000 …

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Daily Digest – February 17. Class Action Accuses Collector of Sending Multiple MVNs; Healthcare Co. to Pay $2.5M in Settlement with Mass. AG

CLASS ACTION ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF OVERSHADOWING AFTER SENDING MULTIPLE MVNS A class-action complaint has been filed against a pair of defendants — a collection agency and a debt buyer — for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by sending two model validation notices for what appears to be …

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Daily Digest – February 15. CFPB Spotlights Debt Collection Credit Reporting Trends; Colorado to Hold Hearing on Medical Debt Collection Bill

CFPB SPOTLIGHTS TRENDS IN DEBT COLLECTION CREDIT REPORTING The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday released a report that looked at the volume of third-party debt collection tradelines being furnished on consumers’ credit reports, and found that the number of collection tradelines dropped by one-third between 2018 and 2022. Contingency-fee-based debt …

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