Tag Archives: Bankruptcy

Judge Denies Defendant’s Motion in FDCPA Bankruptcy Case

A District Court judge in Florida has denied a defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case for allegedly disregarded cease-and-desist letters sent by an individual after receiving text messages and collection letters from the defendant while the individual had a pending bankruptcy …

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Report Ties Medical Debts to BK Filings

Offering a “microcosm” of the “national problem” of the financial issues caused by illness and injuries leading to individuals being forced to file for bankruptcy protection, a state consumer advocacy group has published a report detailing that 60% of bankruptcy filings included some form of medical debt. The report, which …

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Video: Answering More of Your Credit Reporting Questions

Compliance is not always binary. It is not always black-and-white. Sometimes, companies are going to have to make choices based on how risky or conservative they want to be. Those situations feature prominently in the latest episode of “Ask The Credit Reporting Expert” in which Sarah DeMoss, the Director of …

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