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Calif. App. Court (4th Dist) Rejects Jurisdictional Challenge in Website Accessibility Case

USA - September 2 2020 In an action challenging the accessibility of a website to blind and visually impaired people, the Court of Appeals of the State of California…

FTC Seeks Comments on FCRA Rules Impacting Motor Vehicle Dealers

USA - August 26 2020 The FTC will soon propose changes it says are designed to align several existing rules under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act with the…

9th Cir. Holds ‘Reasonably Possible’ Punitive Damages Award Supports CAFA Removal

USA - August 3 2020 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that a defendant that relies on potential punitive damages to satisfy the amount in…

Mass. SJC: Debt Collector Can’t Use Arbitration Provision to Thwart Class Action

USA - July 29 2020 The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently affirmed a lower court’s denial of a debt collector’s motion to compel arbitration, holding that…

Illinois App. Court (1st Dist) Holds Borrower Barred from Challenging Foreclosure After Vesting of Title in Third Party

USA - July 28 2020 The Illinois Appellate Court, First District, recently held that a homeowner was barred from challenging a foreclosure where the deed to the property…

Calif. App. Court (1st Dist) Holds HBOR Does Not Require Borrower to Own the Collateral Property

USA - July 27 2020 The Court of Appeals of California, First District, recently reversed entry of judgment on the pleadings in favor of a mortgage loan servicer and the…

3rd Cir. Rejects Allegations That Hazard Insurance Premiums Were Fraudulently Inflated

USA - July 24 2020 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of allegations that a mortgage lender colluded with an insurance…

9th Cir. Holds Quiet Title Claims By GSEs Subject to 6-Year HERA Statute of Limitations

USA - July 22 2020 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that, under the federal Housing and Economic Recovery Act (HERA) statute of limitations…

Debt Collection Communications Receive New Protection Under U.S. Supreme Court’s Recent TCPA Decision

USA - July 22 2020 The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided that a fix was needed to the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act. But its decision in Barr v. American…

9th Cir. Holds FDCPA Does Not Apply to Judicial Foreclosures If No Deficiency Sought

USA - July 17 2020 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a borrower’s complaint under the federal Fair Debt Collection…