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Drivers’ HOT-Lanes Challenge Advances (access required)

In plaintiff commuters’ suit alleging defendant operators of the High-Occupancy Toll Roads in Northern Virginia violated various federal and state laws by assessing massive fees and penalties for minor toll violations, the Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiffs’ claims alleging ...

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Credit reporting company to pay $12M (access required)

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Virginia consumer lawyers have scored a judgment worth nearly $12 million in a class action against a credit reporting company that deliberately obscured sources of information on credit reports. The misleading information likely hampered consumers trying to discover the sources ...

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FDCPA ‘Bona Fide Error’ Defense Not Barred (access required)

Defendant financial services company can assert a bona fide error defense to plaintiff homeowners’ suit alleging defendants’ collection activity for plaintiffs’ homeowners’ association dues violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices, without conceding any violation of the FDCPA; the Alexandria U.S. ...

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‘Full File’ Request States FCRA Claim (access required)

Two plaintiffs who allege defendant Equifax companies failed to provide plaintiffs with a full copy of their files, including employment and tax information from defendants’ Work Number Database, have stated claims for violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, says ...

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