Mealey's Banking & Finance - New York Federal Judge: Judgment Offer Does Not Moot Debt Collection Class Claims

Mealey's Banking & Finance - New York Federal Judge: Judgment Offer Does Not Moot Debt Collection Class Claims

NEW YORK - A debt collector's offer of judgment does not moot Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) class claims brought by a New York woman because the plaintiff had already requested permission to move for class certification, a New York federal judge ruled Aug. 13 (Angelique Tocco v. Real Time Resolutions, Inc., No. 14-810, S.D. N.Y.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 112492).

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