Case Conclusion Date: August 2, 2011
Practice Area: Litigation
Outcome: Defeated defendant's motion for summary judgment.
Description: Ruling on summary judgment in favor of plaintiff on requirement of debt collector to send the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act "g" notice (notice of right of consumer to dispute debt and request verification). Debt collector incorrectly addressed the envelope and argued that sending was all that was required, receipt did not matter at all. Court ruled that receipt was important and incorrectly addressing letter did not meet requirement to send notice to consumer.