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Judge Denies Stay in Hunstein Copycat Case

A District Court judge in Mississippi has denied a defendant’s motion to stay a Hunstein case, ruling that it did not meet its burden of “establishing a clear case of hardship or inequity,” and because the Eleventh Circuit has not yet “agreed to take the rare step of” granting the …

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Judge Dismisses Six Hunstein Cases for Lack of Standing

In one fell swoop on Friday, a District Court judge in New York dismissed six Hunstein cases for lack of standing, ruling that a recent Supreme Court decision “casts significant doubt on the continued viability of Hunstein” cases, but giving the plaintiffs time to amend their complaints, either in federal …

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Hunstein-Related Class Actions Continue Piling Up

The number of 1692c(b) lawsuits alleging that a debt collector communicated information with a third party in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act continues to explode in the weeks following the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals’s ruling in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services. There have been …

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