Monthly Archives: August 2015

More bankruptcy

A Federal District Court in MO holds that filing a proof of claim on time barred debt is not an FDCPA violation.  Surely this will soon be decided by the Supreme Court

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Equitable tolling

The Sixth Circuit once again dodges the question of whether or not equitable tolling of an FDCPA claim is allowed.

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A nice 7th Circuit win

Doesn’t really break new ground, but this case is a nice creditor win.

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Judge Posner’s opinions

on even the most mundane of cases are a pleasure to read.  They are always entertaining.

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Law firm gets lucky

This recent decision from the Federal District court in Minnesota comes out in the favor of the collection law firm, but I’m not sure another court would see it that way.  I’ll be interested to see if this one is … Continue reading

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Spanish or English

What happens if you make a demand on a debtor, meet all the FDCPA requirements, but do it in a language they don’t understand?  In this case, the claim of a violation of the FDCPA for doing just that seems … Continue reading

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A bad decision

Here the 6th Circuit gets it wrong by allowing a business to proceed as a plaintiff under the FDCPA.  As the dissent points out, this opens the door.

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