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U.S. Third Circuit Court Of Appeals Broadens Standing Under The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
In Mark Leyse v. Bank of America, N.A., (3rd Cir. No. 14-4073), decided on October 14, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated a ruling by the District Court of New Jersey...
United States
26 Oct 2015
Standing After Neale: Third Circuit Clarifies Jurisdictional Standing And Predominance Analysis In Consumer Class Actions
The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit addresses federal jurisdiction, Article III standing, and scrutiny of class certification motions in the putative consumer fraud class action lawsuit against Volvo.
United States
3 Aug 2015
Third Circuit Clarifies FDCPA Restrictions On Third-Party Communications
Under the FDCPA, a debt collector is liable to a consumer for contacting third parties in pursuit of that consumer's debt unless the communication falls under a statutory exception.
United States
17 Jul 2015
Ninth Circuit Holds That Putative TCPA Class Action Is Not Subject To Arbitration Clause In Shrinkwrap Contract
Companies utilizing "shrinkwrap" contracts within product packaging or in "Welcome Kits" should take steps to conspicuously disclose the terms of such agreements.
United States
18 Dec 2014
Third Circuit Holds That Envelope Revealing Consumerís Account Number Violates The FDCPA
In light of this decision, entities collecting consumer debt should avoid the use of account numbers and/or QR codes on envelopes or within the viewing area of clear plastic envelope windows.
United States
21 Oct 2014
Target Data Breach Suit By Banks Extends To Security Vendor
December 18, 2013, was a dark day for Target Corp. Nationally ousted as the victim of the largest retail data breach in history, Targetís CEO Gregg Steinhafel took pains to assure consumers "they will not be held financially responsible for any credit or debit card fraud."
United States
16 Apr 2014
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