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Higdon v. Francy Law Firm: Whether Conduct is Annoying, Abusive, or Harassing Is a Fact Question for a Jury

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The court denied the defendant’s motion for summary judgment, holding that “[w]hether conduct is annoying, abusive, or harassing generally is a fact question for the jury.” 10/10/2022 4:25 P.M. 4.5 minute read Higdon v. Francy Law Firm, P.C., No. 21-CV-00810-NYW-MDB, 2022 WL 5198031 (D. Colo. Oct. 5, 2022). By Andrew Pavlik – Compliance Analyst Note: […]

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District Court Rules in Favor of Collection Agency in South Carolina Anti-Spoofing Statute Case

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When a consumer filed a class-action in South Carolina state court alleging that a collection agency had violated the state’s Anti-Spoofing Statute, the agency filed suit in federal court and won a declaratory judgment finding the statute—and therefore the consumers’ state-court suit—to be unconstitutional. 07/20/2022 10:15 A.M. 6 minute read The U.S. District Court-District of […]

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Connecticut Moves on Data Privacy Bill

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Connecticut is the fifth state to enact data privacy legislation while discussions on a federal bill are underway again in the U.S. House of Representatives.  06/15/2022 4:15 P.M. 3.5 minute read Connecticut’s data privacy legislation was signed by Gov. Ned Lamont last month, adding it to the handful of states with their own data privacy […]

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Colorado Senate Approves Consumer Debt Protection Bill

 

The bill increases homestead exemption amounts that would qualify for seizure for consumers with debt. An amended version considered this week closed the gap on those exemptions. 02/24/2022 10:45 A.M. 2 minute read Colorado is seeking to increase the amount of the homestead exemptions that are protected from seizure to satisfy a debt in a […]

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