On Friday, January 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA, Inc. This case raises the question whether a debt buyer is a “creditor” or a “debt collector” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The answer to this question, it turns out, is far from clear since debt buyers fit ...
What do you do when a court certifies a class over your objection and denies your motion for directed verdict on the critical class certification issue at trial, and a jury awards $32 million ($54 million if you count pre-judgment interest) on an individual claim worth $133.80?
Schwab temporarily reverses class action waiver requirement
MERS class action dismissed in New Jersey federal court
Inaccurate court records haunt credit reports
Children at increased risk for identity theft
Credit report errors devastate consumers
Countrywide settles housing discrimination claims with Justice Department
A proposed settlement has been filed in the case of In re National City Corporation Securities, Derivative & ERISA Litigation Class Action, MDL No. 2003, Northern District of Ohio Case No. 1:08-NC-70004.