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FDCPA debt Massachusetts

Court Limits Application of FDCPA Validation Provisions

Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692, debt collectors are required to provide verification (also sometimes called validation) of a debt being collected if a consumer sends a written dispute. A recent federal court case explains the potential limits of this...

Odometer Roll-Backs a Concern for Massachusetts Drivers

When purchasing a used car, the car’s mileage -- as indicated on the odometer -- may be the deciding factor whether or not to buy or keep shopping. Shoppers rely on the odometer to estimate the car’s total wear and it helps determine the price....