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Seventh Circuit Holds Debt Collector did not Misrepresent “Character” of Medical Debt under FDCPA, Reversing District Court
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2019

On February 7, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the accounts receivable management industry, finding that a debt collector did


Proposed Legislation in Texas Would Require Debt Buyers to Provide Additional Disclosures on Out-of-Statute Debt and Prohibit Revival of the Statute of Limitations
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2019

The Texas House of Representatives recently introduced new legislation, H.B. No. 996, to amend the Texas Fair Consumer Debt Collection Act (“TFCDCA”)


Debt Collector Wins Summary Judgment in Wrong-Number FDCPA Case
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2019

The District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas granted summary judgment in favor of defendant debt collector ProCollect, Inc. in Jennifer Fox


Seventh Circuit Rejects FCRA Plaintiff’s Collateral Attack of Underlying Debt
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2019

The Seventh Circuit recently affirmed judgment in favor of the national consumer reporting agencies (“CRAs”), rejecting a plaintiff’s attempt to


District Court in Georgia Denies Motion Seeking Dismissal of FDCPA Claim by Collections Law Firm Related to Description of Firm on its Letterhead
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2019

On January 29, the District Court in Georgia, in Jones v. Jason A. Craig and Associates, P.C., denied a motion for judgment on the pleadings by a


Federal Court in Texas Finds No Confusion Over Letter with Same Account Number for Two Separate Medical Debts
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2019

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas recently granted summary judgment in favor of a debt collector, holding that


District Court Rules That Providing Consumer with Debt Collector’s Telephone Number Does Not Violate FDCPA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2019

The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey ruled in favor of a debt collector in Martinez v. Diversified Consultants, Inc


Northern District of Georgia Rules in Equifax Data Breach Cases
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2019

On January 28, Thomas W. Thrash, Jr., the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, issued four decisions


Wisconsin District Court Dismisses Debt Collection Action, Holding that Total Amount Due Can Include Current Monthly Payment
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2019

On January 22, a district court in Wisconsin dismissed a debt collection action, with prejudice, on the basis that the inclusion of the current


2018 Consumer Financial Services Year in Review & A Look Ahead
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2019

In this report, we share developments on consumer class actions, background screening, bankruptcy, Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”),