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CFPB settles FDCPA claims against debt collection law firms

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The CFPB announced that it has entered into a consent order with two law firms specializing in the collection of medical debts and their president for alleged FDCPA violations.  The consent order also settles allegations that...more

District Court: CFPB May Hold Law Firm Owners Individually Liable for Alleged Violations

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin ruled on July 20, 2016, that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may hold the owners of two law firms offering debt relief services liable for alleged...more

Law Firm with Inaccurate Billing Records Receives Nothing for Its Efforts

Woodland Hills Attorney Barry P. Goldberg warns his colleagues to have believable and accurate time records or risk receiving no compensation whatsoever from a reviewing court. Since the California Court of Appeal did not...more

Skiba Law Group a Featured Case Study in New ABA Book

by John Skiba on

ba Law Group a Featured Case Study in New ABA Book Written by John Skiba, Esq. in Collection Law Suits,Self-Help Legal Services This month marked the release of the new book by Stephanie Kimbro “Limited Scope Legal...more

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