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Articles: 1-10 of 1220

Georgia Court Dismisses FDCPA Case Over Calls to Consumer’s Mother

USA - October 15 2021 A recent decision out of the Northern District of Georgia highlights how statutory language is still important when resolving matters under the FDCPA…

Post-Facebook v. Duguid: Lower Courts Speak

USA - October 13 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court’s long-awaited decision in Facebook v. Duguid, 141 S. Ct. 1163 (2021), affirmatively answered a question that had divided…

CFPB Highlights Extension of Period to Request Initial COVID-19 Hardship Forbearance for Certain Government Backed Loans

USA - October 12 2021 On October 4, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced on its website that the deadline to request initial forbearance for a COVID-19…

Department of Justice Enters Into Consent Orders for Violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

USA - October 12 2021 In late September, the Department of Justice (DOJ) entered into two consent orders to resolve allegations related to violations of the Servicemembers…

DC Circuit Found Waiver of Sovereign Immunity Under FCRA and FMCSA Is Not a CRA

USA - October 12 2021 In Mowrer v. United States Department of Transportation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia held that government immunity is…

A Swing and a Miss: Court Finds Plaintiff Lacks Standing to Assert FDCPA Claim After Prevailing in State Court

USA - October 12 2021 In Cheatham v. Adams, a U.S. district judge in Arkansas recently granted the defendant McKendra Adams’s (Adams) motion to dismiss for lack of standing…

Troutman Pepper Weekly Consumer Financial Services COVID-19 Newsletter

USA - October 11 2021 Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Troutman Pepper…

1099C Language in Collection Letters: Third Circuit District Court Grants Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment in FDCPA Case

USA - October 7 2021 In Bordeaux v. LTD Fin. Servs., L.P., a Third Circuit district court granted summary judgment to the defendants in a Fair Debt Collection Practices…

JPML Articulates Limitations for Consolidation in Geico Data Breach Litigation

USA - October 7 2021 Despite overlap of alleged putative nationwide class definitions, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) denied Geico’s attempt to…

First Circuit Affirms Final Approval of FCRA Class Action Settlement

USA - October 7 2021 In Robinson v. Nat’l Student Clearinghouse, — F.4th — (1st Cir. 2021), a First Circuit panel unanimously affirmed the district court’s Final Approval…