Judge Trims Claims In Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Lawsuit

Judge Trims Claims In Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Lawsuit

FRESNO, Calif. - A federal judge in California on Nov. 13 granted in part and denied in part a debt collector's motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) lawsuit, ruling that although consumers have properly pleaded their FDCPA claim, they cannot sue the debt collector - a law firm - under California's Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (RFDCPA) (Terry Green, et al. v. Creditor Iustus Remedium LLP, et al., No. 13-1414, E.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 161298).

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