Settlement Earns Partial Approval In Debt Collection Suit

Settlement Earns Partial Approval In Debt Collection Suit

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - A federal judge in Florida on May 23 certified a class and preliminarily granted partial approval of a settlement in a suit in which a defendant was alleged to have violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) in its attempt to collect a debt purportedly owed to a third-party mortgage receiver, but he rejected the proposed settlement's requirement for class members to submit claim forms (Malka Andes v. G. Moss and Associates, LLP,  No. 11-14295, S.D. Fla.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 71661).

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