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‘Neither large nor complex’: Attorneys’ fees, costs reduced in collection suit (access required)

A couple was awarded attorneys’ fees and costs after a defendant violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, or FDCPA, by attempting to collect a disputed debt from them despite notice from their attorney. The federal district court, however, said the matter was “neither large nor complex” and reduced counsel’s hourly rate after analysis accounting ...