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U.S. Supreme Court Holds Discovery Rule Not Applicable to Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Cases

On December 18, 2019 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Co-Managing Partner Theresa E. Loscalzo published a new client alert, “U.S. Supreme Court Holds Discovery Rule Not Applicable to Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Cases.” The alert states in part:

On December 10, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Rotkiske v. Klemm, concluding that the statute of limitations under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) begins to run when the alleged violation occurs and not when the violation is discovered, absent the potential application of an equitable doctrine.

Read the full alert here.