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A TCPA Violation Confers Standing Under Spokeo in the 3rd Circuit

On July 10, 2017 by Schnader in Finance

By Stephen A. Fogdall The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has concluded that an alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act creates a sufficiently concrete injury to give a plaintiff standing to sue under Spokeo, Inc. v. Robbins. The U.S. Supreme Court held last year […]

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Third Circuit Holds that Consumers are Not Required to Seek Validation of a Debt before Filing Suit under the FDCPA

On July 21, 2014 by Schnader in Finance

By┬áChristian Sheehan On June 26, 2014, in McLaughlin v. Phelan Hallinan & Schmieg, LLP, the Third Circuit held that a consumer is not required to seek validation of a debt he believes is inaccurately described in a debt collection communication before filing suit under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act […]

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Third Circuit Predicts Punitive Damages Available Under the Pennsylvania Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act

On September 10, 2013 by Schnader in Finance

By Edward J. Sholinsky The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has predicted that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court would hold that punitive damages are available in cases under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (UFTA). The court in Klein v. Weidner, reasoned that even though the UFTA does […]

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