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The Documents Speak for Themselves - 7th Circuit Holds Oral Testimony is Insufficient to Defeat Documentary Evidence in FDCPA Case
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2018

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed summary judgment in a recent Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case where the plaintiff alleged


Change to Massachusetts Attorney General’s Website Raises Uncertainty Regarding Body Responsible for Regulating Third-Party Debt Collectors
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2018

Earlier this week, InsideArm identified a subtle change to the Massachusetts Attorney General’s website that may reflect an unannounced change in the


FTC Proposes Rule Requiring Consumer Reporting Agencies to Provide Credit Monitoring for Active Duty Members of the Military
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2018

The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule requiring consumer reporting agencies to provide free credit monitoring service to active duty military


District Court Rules Debtor’s Court Filings Disputing Debt May Put Debt Collector on Notice for Potential Class Action Violation of FDCPA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2018

On October 23, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington denied a defendant debt collector’s motion to dismiss a class action


District Court Holds Collection Letter’s Validation Notice Ambiguous in Light of Third Circuit Precedent that All Disputes be Made in Writing
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2018

On October 31, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued an opinion in Guzman v. HOVG, LLC, No. 18-3013, (E.D. Pa. Oct. 31, 2018), denying a debt


FTC and NY AG Sue Debt Collection Companies and Their Operator for Using False and Deceptive Tactics
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

On October 23, the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General sued multiple New York debt collection companies for using false and


Eastern District of Wisconsin Holds Whether Debt Has Been Fully Paid is Legal Issue Not Actionable Under FCRA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

On October 26, the Eastern District of Wisconsin issued a ruling dismissing a Fair Credit Reporting Act case. In Garland v. Marine Credit Union, the


Federal Court Shuts Door on Motion to Dismiss in FDCPA Case Based on Counterclaims in Previous Collections Lawsuit
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

The Court in Patterson v. Peterson Enterprises, Inc., No. 2:18-cv-161-RMP (E.D. Wash. Oct. 23, 2018) recently denied a motion to dismiss seeking


BCFP Enters into Consent Order with Small Money Lender, Providing Clarity on Abusive Practices Under CFPA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2018

On October 24, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection entered into a Consent Order with Cash Express, LLC relating to allegations it engaged in


Colorado’s High Court Affirms Lower Courts’ Rulings: Judgment Arising from Subrogated Tort Claim Does Not Qualify as “Debt” Within Contemplation of CFDCPA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2018

On October 15, the Colorado Supreme Court affirmed that State’s Court of Appeals’ decision upholding a trial court’s granting dismissal of a