Last month, a federal court addressed the kind of harms that need to be included in a plaintiff’s complaint asserting claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) to survive a motion to dismiss.  Magruder v. Capital One, Nat’l Ass’n, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94804 (D.D.C. May

Recently in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit issued a ground breaking decision concerning application Section 1692c(b) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).  A recent case suggests this decision may have broader application beyond its specific facts.  Read on to learn more, as first covered by the

Here at CPW, we’ve covered many decisions addressing the need for Article III standing when pleading a claim in federal court. A recent decision out of the Seventh Circuit is the latest to affirm that requirement, this time under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).

In Markakos v. Medicredit, Inc., No. 20-2351, 2021

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Consumer and Business Concerns Under Virginia’s New

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Curious About Florida’s Failure

Last week, the Eleventh Circuit handed down a critical ruling analyzing § 1692c(b) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), finding that the subsection also applies to vendors a debt collector may use. Section 1692c(b) prevents a debt collector from communicating with any person in conjunction with the collection of a debt, with several

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BIG NEWS: The Eleventh Circuit

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) is a significant piece of legislation.  It has regulated “debt collectors,” as defined by statute, for over 40 years.  Recently, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a new rule implementing the statute’s enforcement (for CPW’s prior coverage, check out here and here).  Despite these significant developments, however,