Daily Digest

Daily Digest – June 8. Judge Denies Plaintiff’s Motion for Reconsideration in FDCPA Case; Report Ranks States According to Medical Debt Collection Laws

JUDGE DENIES PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION IN FDCPA CASE A District Court judge in Indiana has denied a plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration after partially granting a defendant’s motion for summary judgment, ruling that the Court did not make an error by misinterpreting Section 1692e(8) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices …

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Dail Digest – June 7. Judge Denies Motion for Reconsideration in FDCPA Case; Bill Introduced to Allow CROs to Dispute Debts Directly

JUDGE DENIES MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION IN FDCPA CASE A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has denied a defendant’s motion for reconsideration on the grounds that the plaintiffs in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act lacked standing, affirming a summary judgment ruling that had previously been awarded in favor of the …

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Daily Digest – June 3. Judge Grants Motion to Remand Hunstein Copycat Back to State Court; Class-Action Accuses Collector of Trying to Collect Canceled Debt

JUDGE GRANTS MOTION TO REMAND HUNSTEIN COPYCAT BACK TO STATE COURT This is one of those articles where the lede gets buried, but I think it’s worth reading all the way to the end, especially if you’re interested in Hunstein-related lawsuits. A District court judge in Illinois has granted a …

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Daily Digest – June 1. Class-Action Accuses Collector of Not Honoring Opt-Out Requests; Pandemic Did Not Impact Amount of Medical Debt

CLASS-ACTION ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF NOT HONORING OPT-OUT REQUESTS, NOT SENDING VALIDATION NOTICE A class-action complaint has been filed in federal court in Florida accusing a collection agency of ignoring opt-out requests sent by an individual who received text messages from the agency attempting to collect on a debt, and because …

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Daily Digest – May 31. Fla. Supreme Court Rules in Workers’ Comp Case; Calif. AG Backs DAs in Fight Over Illegal Collection Practices

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT RULES INJURED WORKER CAN SUE UNDER STATE COLLECTION LAW The Florida Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court’s ruling holding that an individual subjected to debt collection activities for an injury covered by workers’ compensation can sue under the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act instead of the …

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