Daily Digest

Daily Digest – January 30. Judge Denies Certification, Defendants’ MSJ in FDCPA Class; FCC Takes More Action to Fight Robocalls

JUDGE DENIES CERTIFICATION, DEFENDANTS’ MSJ IN FDCPA CLASS ACTION A District Court judge in Washington has denied a plaintiff’s motion to certify a class while also denying motions for summary judgment from a number of defendants in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case stemming from a consent order between …

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Daily Digest – January 24. Complaint Accuses Collector of Trying to Collect on Settled Debt; Healthcare Billing Statements Frustrating to Consumers

COMPLAINT ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF TRYING TO COLLECT ON SETTLED DEBT A complaint has been filed in federal court in Florida accusing a defendant of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by attempting to collect on a debt that had already been settled in a separate lawsuit against a different …

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Daily Digest – January 18. Calif. Appeals Court Upholds Anti-SLAPP Ruling for Defendant; Fewer Americans Had Problems Paying Medical Debt

CALIF. APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS ANTI-SLAPP RULING FOR DEFENDANT IN RFDCPA CASE The Court of Appeals for the state of California has upheld a lower court’s ruling granting an anti-SLAPP motion against a plaintiff that accused a collection law firm of violating the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act in a …

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