Western Debt Buyer Collections v. Shirley Reno (names changed to maintain confidentiality)

Daniel Eliot DeWoskin

Practice Area:Litigation

Outcome:Settlement in client's favor-confidential

Description:Client was sued by a company claiming to own a debt from a charged-off credit card account. The company sued her and client filed answer and counterclaim for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The company failed to ever produce evidence of any assignment, yet tried to stall the process and fight Ms. Reno at every possible opportunity. In the end, the court dismissed the plaintiff's claims and the company finally settled for a confidential amount, paying Ms. Reno for her damages and the attorneys fees she had accrued for defending against the company's wrongful actions.