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Customer alleges Kohl's violated debt collection law

Lawsuits

By Carrie Bradon | Jul 2, 2019


SHERMAN — A Utah woman is suing Kohl's, alleging that she was repeatedly called regarding a debt, in violation of the law.

Kary Lyman of Bountiful, Utah, filed a complaint June 25 in the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas against Kohl's Department Stores Inc., alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, violation of the Texas Debt Collections Act and invasion of privacy. 

According to the complaint, Lyman began experiencing financial troubles in 2017, and in June 2018 Kohl's began to call the plaintiff's cell phone. The plaintiff says she requested that the calls cease, but Kohl continued to call Lyman a total of 325 times between June 25-Oct. 30, 2018.

Lyman seeks trial by jury, statutory damages of $1,500 for each willful violation, actual damages, statutory damages of $500 for each negligent violation, attorney fees, interest and all other appropriate relief. She is represented by attorney David A. Chami of Price Law Group APC in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas case number 4:19-CV-00466

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