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Foreclosure company fails to dismiss FDCPA claim

Where a homeowner alleged a company that instituted foreclosure proceedings failed to provide proper notice under Virginia law, and thus lacked a “present right to possession” of her property, she plausibly alleged a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices ...

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Section 230 won’t shield data broker from FCRA claims

Where a website that provides third parties with information about individuals was sued for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, the Communications Decency Act did not immunize it from liability. Two of the counts did not seek to ...

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Medical records providers dodge excessive charges suit

Where two women alleged that two companies that retrieve medical records from health care providers and transmit them to requesting patients or patient representatives charged too much for their services, but the statute only limits the ability of physicians to ...

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Suit alleging 754 violations of federal law dismissed

Where a man claimed that defendants engaged in 754 violations of federal law when they allegedly bullied him into purchasing a vehicle that was later repossessed, his complaint was dismissed. It failed to plead facts plausibly showing violations of the ...

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Court rejects attempted ‘assignment’ of FLSA claim

Where an individual alleged that two credit corporations allegedly violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, or FDCPA, he could not assign those claims to another individual to prosecute. Under Virginia law, only those causes of action for damage to ...

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