Case Conclusion Date: 02.25.2010
Practice Area: Debt collection
Outcome: After a two-day jury trial in which Plaintiff, Plaintiff’s Mother, Defendant’s owner, and Defendant’s debt collector testified, the jury returned a defense verdict.
Description: Michael Agruss represented Plaintiff. Plaintiff brought this lawsuit against Defendant, alleging Defendant used abusive, unfair, and deceptive practices while attempting to collect a consumer debt. Count I of Plaintiff’s Complaint alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. 1692 et seq. Count II of Plaintiff’s Complaint alleged violations of the California Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Cal. Civ. Code §1788 et seq.