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Kentucky student alleges he does not owe alleged debt Credit Management is trying to collect

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 13, 2019

SHERMAN – A Kentucky resident alleges a Carrolton-based collection agency keeps contacting him for an alleged debt he does not owe.

Virtuoso Sourcing Group allegedly called consumer 20 times in 10 minutes

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Feb 13, 2019

SHERMAN – A Sherman consumer alleges a Colorado debt collector called him almost two dozen times in the course of 10 minutes in one day and caused actual damages.

From Legal Newsline

Trump DOJ punishes hedge fund manager who sued drug companies and shorted their stocks

By Daniel Fisher | Feb 7, 2019

The Trump Justice Department, following a tougher policy toward dubious False Claims Act lawsuits by private citizens, has moved to dismiss a pair of lawsuits by a former hedge-fund manager who shorted stock in pharmaceutical companies he accused of a wide-ranging price-fixing conspiracy.

Little Elm residents allege they were denied housing because of inaccurate info on RealPage report

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 16, 2019

SHERMAN – Two consumers residing in Little Elm allege they were denied housing because of inaccurate information listed on a background screening report.

Eastpoint Recovery Group allegedly falsely threatened to file suit over purported debt

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 11, 2019

SHERMAN – A Denton consumer alleges a New York-based debt collector used illegal efforts to collect a purported debt.

Consumer alleges Vital Solutions pretended to be family member to reach her at work

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 4, 2018

HOUSTON – A Humble consumer alleges a debt collector called her place of employment and pretended to be a family member with an emergency.

Consumer alleges Southwest Credit Systems failed to respond to dispute

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 27, 2018

SHERMAN – A Minnesota resident alleges a Carrollton collection agency did not mark an alleged debt as disputed.

Municipal Services Bureau allegedly keeps contacting wrong person to collect alleged debt

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 27, 2018

SHERMAN – A Plano consumer alleges an Austin debt collector is contacting him to collect a debt owed by another person.

From Legal Newsline

Time running out for lawyers suing opioid industry to show specific proof

By Daniel Fisher | Oct 20, 2018

The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against the opioid industry has given plaintiffs a stark choice on a tight deadline: Hand over evidence of specific prescriptions they believe were improper or lose the right to present such evidence forever.

Mi Taza Mexican Restaurant employee alleges she is owed unpaid overtime

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 10, 2018

SHERMAN – A Denton woman alleges she is not paid the appropriate rate for overtime work by her restaurant employer.

Spring resident alleges Quicken Loans keeps calling to reach another person

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 5, 2018

HOUSTON – A Spring consumer alleges a Michigan company keeps calling him by mistake.

Medical Data Systems purportedly unlawfully called consumer at work to collect alleged debt

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 25, 2018

SHERMAN – A Whitesboro woman alleges that a debt collector unlawfully contacted her at work.

Convergent Outsourcing alleged to have failed to disclose identity when calling consumers

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 10, 2018

HOUSTON – Two Montgomery consumers allege that a debt collector contacted them without disclosing its identity.

Woman alleges water at Houston hotel entrance caused fall

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 9, 2018

HOUSTON – A guest alleges she was injured at a Houston hotel because of water at the entrance.

From Pennsylvania Record

A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

Edward Sloan and Associates alleged to have harassed woman with calls over already paid debt

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 14, 2018

TYLER – A Longview consumer alleges she has been harassed by a debt collector over a debt that has already been paid.

From Legal Newsline

Pepperidge Farm asks that Texas distributor's case be dismissed in favor of arbitration

By Karen Kidd | May 29, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Legal Newsline) – Pepperidge Farm has asked a federal court to dismiss a potentially $1 million case filed by a Bexar County, Texas distributor and to force him to arbitrate outside of court after the company decided in February to buy back the distributor's "club rights."

Woman claims General Electric-manufactured refrigerator injured hand

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | May 22, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges she was injured by a plate on her refrigerator and is seeking $1 million in damages from the manufacturers.

National Credit Adjusters alleged to have harassed woman with phone calls at work

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 15, 2018

HOUSTON – A Katy, Texas resident alleges a debt collector unlawfully contacted her at work.

Comcast Holdings alleged to have harassed Houston woman with automated calls

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 11, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston woman alleges she was harassed by phone calls from a telecommunications company.

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