Tag Archives: District Court for the Western District of Washington

Judge Denies MTD in FDCPA Case Over Disputed Debt

A District Court judge in Washington has denied a defendant’s motion to dismiss, ruling that the plaintiff’s notification that she was disputing the debt invalidated the defendant’s representation that the plaintiff had not appeared in an underlying collection lawsuit, thus negating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s one-year statute of …

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Judge Certifies Class in TCPA Case Against Collector

A District Court judge in Washington has granted a plaintiff’s motion to certify a class action against a debt collector accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by obtaining the plaintiff’s cell phone number via a skiptracing service and contacting the plaintiff without first obtaining consent to do so, …

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