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FDCPA Court Permits Consumer to Admit Into Evidence a Settlement Payment to End a Time-Barred Collection Suit Against Stock & Grimes

– Posted in: consumer case law

Hamid v. Stock & Grimes.  In this consumer protection matter, a Pennsylvania consumer sued Stock & Grimes, LLP, a debt collection law firm, under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).  She sued Stock & Grimes for having first sued her in a state-court debt collection action.  She defended against the collection action claiming that [...]

Discover Bank May Not Be Able to Sue PA Consumers Who Defaulted More than 3 Years Ago

– Posted in: recent lawsuits
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is the Fastest Way to a Fresh Start

Today, our client won a decisive FDCPA victory against Stock & Grimes, LLP and, indirectly, against Discover Bank.  Our client alleged that Discover Bank through its debt collection law firm, Stock & Grimes, sued her in Pennsylvania after the expiration of Delaware’s 3-year statute of limitations.  Her opponents predictably, and “not surprisingly” according the Court, [...]