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Tag Archives: Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Consumer Law: Fair Debt Collection Practices Act-Missouri Merchandising Practices Act-Attorneys’ Fee Award

Plaintiff sued defendants for violations of the FDCPA and Missouri Merchandising Practices Act. The district court granted summary judgment to defendant and awarded him statutory damages and attorneys’ fees calculated under the lodestar approach. Defendants filed a late appeal, alleging ...

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Consumer Law : Fair Debt Collection Practices Act – Unsophisticated Consumer Standard – Violation Of Cease Letter

Scheffler v. Gurstel Chargo, P.A. (MLW No. 72046/Case No. 17-2141 – 9 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Grasz, J.)

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Consumer Law : Fair Debt Collection Practices Act –  MMPA –  Statute Of Limitations

Jackson v. Barton (MLW No. 71575/Case No. SC95771 – 22 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Breckenridge, J.; Draper, Russell and Stith, JJ., concur; Wilson, J., dissents in separate opinion filed; Fischer, C.J., concurs in opinion of Wilson, J.; Powell, J., not participating)

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