A class-action lawsuit against collection agency Delbert Services Corp., a Las Vegas-based firm working for online tribal lender Western Sky Financial, can proceed after a federal appeals court reversed a lower courts decision that the dispute must be arbitrated. more »
The total amount of uncompensated care by hospitals in Minnesota rose from $573 million in 2013 to $589 million in 2014, despite a 26% drop in charity care for the uninsured, according to the Minnesota Hospital Association. more »
Remember strategic defaulters, those homeowners who walked away from their underwater mortgages even though they could still afford their loans? more »
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday in Baird v. Sabre Inc., et al. that a consumer provided prior express consent required by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act when she provided her cellphone number on a contact sheet.
A senior equal employment opportunity specialist with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus Office of Civil Rights is alleging the bureau violated the Equal Pay Act.
Home sellers realized an average price gain since purchase of 11% ($20,378) last year, the biggest average price gain since 2007, according to RealtyTrac's Year-End 2015 U.S. Home Sales Report.
A Texas-based collections law firm announced Wednesday that it has helped communities across the state collect an estimated $2.2 million in property taxes from Radio Shack as the company works its way through bankruptcy proceedings.
City officials in Hazard, Ky., are ramping up efforts to collect approximately $200,000 in back taxes after sending out 1,100 letters to delinquent taxpayers last week.
Payday lending in Alabama hasn't declined in the last six months despite ongoing complaints last year from consumer advocates to rein in the practice in the state, according to the Alabama Banking Department.
Toyota Motor Credit Corp. will change its pricing and compensation system to reduce dealer discretion and financial incentives to mark up interest rates, under an enforcement action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Department of Justice.
Lawmakers in Connecticut want to curb "deceptive and abusive collection tactics" being used by banks and third-party collectors.