Chuluunbat v. Weltman, Weinberg & Reis: 7th Circuit Finds District Court Erred in Dismissing Consumer’s Case for Lack of Article III Standing

 

A consumer’s credit card debt was reduced to judgment. A debt collector attempted to collect on the judgment, but failed to mention in its letter to the consumer that the debt was reduced to judgment and was accruing interest. The consumer sued and the court dismissed his case for lack of standing. The consumer appealed […]

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Wadsworth v. Kross: 7th Circuit Finds No Standing, Ends FDCPA Action

 

The 7th Circuit reversed an Illinois decision granting summary judgment for a consumer’s Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims. Instead, the 7th Circuit held the consumer’s claims of emotional harm without financial harm failed to sufficiently allege an injury-in-fact, reversed the judgment and instructed the district court to dismiss the complaint. […]

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