Tag Archives: Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services

Appeals Court Dismisses Hunstein for Lack of Standing

The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued its long-awaited ruling in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection & Management Services today, dismissing the case because the plaintiff lacked standing to sue in federal court. A copy of the ruling can be accessed by clicking here. “Because Hunstein has alleged only …

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Summarizing Yesterday’s Hunstein Hearing

Now, the waiting begins. The entire panel of judges on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments yesterday in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection & Management Services, the latest legal skirmish in a case that has been the most closely watched and scrutinized Fair Debt Collection Practices Act lawsuit …

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Pa. Judge Denies Stay Request in Hunstein Case

A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has denied a defendant’s motion to stay a Hunstein case pending the outcome of the en banc rehearing scheduled later this month before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, ruling that regardless of how the Eleventh Circuit rules, it will not have “binding precedence” …

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Judge Grants MTD in Hunstein Copycat Case

A District Court judge in Wisconsin has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Hunstein lawsuit, ruling the plaintiff lacked standing to sue because “[a] debt collector that outsources the mechanical tasks of preparing and mailing letters that the debt collector itself is authorized to send does not inflict any …

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