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A creditor win in Indiana

It isn’t often you see a law firm or collection agency defeat an FDCPA claim based on the bona fide error defense 15 U.S.C. § 1692k(c).  However, this collection agency-Defendant won on cross-motions for summary judgment based on the defense when … Continue reading

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How not to strike back at consumer attorneys

By filing a RICO suit.  This New Jersey collection attorney should have heeded this advice.

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Not every collection screw up gives rise to an FDCPA action

However, the law firms involved here really dodged a bullet here.  The 2nd Circuit is a lot less harsh than some others, most notably the 9th.

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Claim preclusion

A defense of claim preclusion is used to successfully defeat a Federal Court FDCPA suit.

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More Eric Conn trouble

Kentucky Social Security attorney and wanted criminal Eric Conn now has more trouble.

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Debt buyer as a debt collector

The Western District of Kentucky addresses the issue of whether passive debt buyers can be debt collectors under the FDCPA and thus liable for the actions that the attorneys they hire take in collecting the debt.  Interesting note here, the … Continue reading

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Kentucky lawyer on the run

Story here.  I use to see his billboards all over Eastern Kentucky.

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