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Lawsuit claims Maryland firm violated debt collection law (access required)

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

A Mechanicsville man filed a potential class action lawsuit against a St. Mary’s County law firm Tuesday claiming the firm violated federal debt collection laws in communications to consumers. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, alleges Dugan, McKissick & ...

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‘Debt collectors’ include law firms pursuing foreclosure, 4th Circuit holds (access required)

Law firms retained to pursue foreclosure against homeowners are “debt collectors” subject to the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a federal appeals court ruled in a case involving a Baltimore property.

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Bethesda law firm faces class-action suit over debt collection practices (access required)

A Bethesda debt-collection law firm is facing a federal class-action lawsuit alleging it collected void and unenforceable judgments on behalf of unlicensed collection agencies in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Protas, Spivok & Collins LLC knew that its ...

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Bethesda law firm sued over debt collection practices (access required)

A Bethesda law firm is being sued over alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by a Catonsville woman who claims the firm sent her misleading letters about a medical debt she allegedly owed. Representatives of Protas, Spivok ...

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