Blog Posts in June, 2010

Medical collection firm does not escape "debt collector" status

As collection lawyers know, Federal law (FDCPA) governs the conduct of debt collectors who are basically defined as any creditor who collects debt for another as a separate entity. This case involved ...
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Citibank (SD) NA must show legal support for its usurious interest rates

Judge Ciaffa in Nassau District court was not moved by Citibank's assertions that it was entitled to a 29.99% interest rate merely because it is a "national bank." This otherwise routine ...
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Capital One case dismissed under shorter Virginia statute of limitations

We see again a battle over New York's borrowing statute as it relates Capital One's allegations of a breached credit card agreement that contains a choice of law provision that holds Virginia ...
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Obama Student Loan Overhaul

A considerable number of potential clients have approached me regarding collection attempts for their student loan debt. We know that federally guaranteed student loans enjoy special enforcement ...
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