Law Firm Found Not Liable for Inaccurate Debt Letter

, New York Law Journal


A Buffalo law firm that served a threatening and inaccurate debt collection summons on a debtor is not liable for Fair Debt Collection Practices Act damages because the contested statement, while "technically false," was immaterial, Western District Judge William Skretny has held.

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  • E. Portman

    A great decision. It points out the lengths this "cottage industry" has gone to manufacture claims against debt collectors.

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