Summary Judgment Granted In Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Lawsuit

Summary Judgment Granted In Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Lawsuit

GREENBELT, Md. - A debt collector is entitled to summary judgment on claims that it violated provisions of federal debt collection law in attempting to collect on a group insurance policy because the debt it sought to collect was not a consumer debt but a commercial debt, a federal judge in Maryland ruled Oct. 28 (Evan Hammerman v. GB Collects LLC, No. 13-1606, D. Md.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 154353).

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