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Judge Dismisses FDCPA Case for Lack of Standing

Courts within the Seventh Circuit continue to attack the issue of standing in Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases, this time dismissing a case because a plaintiff was confused about the amount that was owed after receiving a collection letter, because the plaintiff never made any attempt to pay the …

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MDPA Judge Rules for Defendant in FDCPA Case

You’re damned if you do, and you’re damned if you don’t. Debt collectors are often accused of not providing enough documentation when filing lawsuits against consumers for unpaid debts, but can even be accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when they do provide all the documentation that …

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Appeals Court Affirms Ruling in FDCPA Fees-on-Fees Case

The Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a collector did not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by attempting to collect attorney’s fees and fees-on-fees after filing a collection lawsuit against an individual. A copy of the ruling in the case …

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