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Blog Posts in June, 2010

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  • Medical collection firm does not escape
    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
    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 inquest in a ...

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  • Capital One case dismissed under shorter Virginia statute of limitations
    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 as the ...

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  • Obama Student Loan Overhaul
    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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