• FCCPA: lender may offset judgment for violations of FCCPA against amounts owing on pre-petition bankruptcy claim - In re Claudia Acosta-Garriga, No. 8:12-cv-00731-SDM (M.D. Fla. July 1, 2013) (reversing order of bankruptcy court and remanding) [Congratulations to Carlton Fields Shareholders Bob Quinn, Fentrice Driskell, and Kelly Bittick, who represented Chase Bank in this matter]
  • FDCPA: incorporating the FDCPA notice required by 15 U.S.C. 1692(g) into a mortgage foreclosure summons and complaint does not effectively convey notice of rights to the "least sophisticated consumer" - Battle v. Gladstone Law Group, P.A., No. 2:12-cv-14458-JEM (S.D. Fla. June 28, 2013) (order denying defendant's motion to dismiss)