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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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Want to be attorneys

Here is a case dismissing an FDCPA claim, as well as some other claims.  The interesting part is the court’s notes about the Plaintiff and the numerous possibly related suits.  You see this a lot in collection cases, someone with … Continue reading

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A rare law firm FDCPA win

Rarely do law firms win an FDCPA case on the basis that they are not “debt collectors” under the FDCPA because they don’t regularly engage in debt collection as part of their practice.  However, this recent case out of the … Continue reading

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Arbitration

Another case wherein a debt collector can use an arbitration provision to enforce arbitration of an FDCPA claim.  Also, it makes it clear that the collection attorney can take advantage of the arbitration clause if it is drafted correctly.

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Monkey see, monkey sue

A great piece of legal writing.

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