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Mark D. Kundmueller is an attorney in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice, whose focus includes the representation of clients in consumer law, business disputes, and commercial litigation in both federal and state court.

In Fowler v. Preferred Collection & Mgmt. Servs., No. 8:21-cv-1038-WFJ-AAS (M.D. Fla. May 16, 2022), the court granted in part and denied in part the defendant’s motion for summary judgement as to claims asserted against it under Section 1681s-2(b) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In doing so, the court weighed in

In Carroll v. Medicredit, Inc., No. 2:20-cv-01728-KJD-EJY (D. Nev. Mar. 18, 2022), the court denied the parties’ cross motions for judgment on the pleadings as to claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) that arose out of collection calls placed after the parties had agreed to

In Eggleston v. Reward Zone USA LLC, No. 2:20-cv-01027-SVW-KS (C.D. Cal. Jan. 28, 2022), the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California rejected the argument that text messages are “artificial or prerecorded voice messages” under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the TCPA).

The plaintiff, Lucine Trim, alleged that Reward Zone USA LLC

In Almada v. Krieger, No. 21-55275 (9th Cir. Jan. 24, 2022), the Ninth Circuit partially reversed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, granting summary judgment in favor of a debt collector in a Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) case. In doing so, it held that

In Whitfield v. Contract Callers, Inc., Civil Action No. RDB-21-1540 (D. Md. Dec. 20, 2021), the District of Maryland dismissed claims asserted under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), holding that confusion concerning the identity of the original creditor allegedly caused by a poorly-worded collection letter did not result in the type

In Fillinger v. Third Fed. Sav. & Loan Ass’n, No. 21-3088 (6th Cir. 2021), the Sixth Circuit held that an alleged denial of a loan is a sufficient injury to confer standing under Article III of the Constitution.

The plaintiff, Judy Fillinger, applied for a loan with Third Federal Savings and Loan Association (Third

In Bordeaux v. LTD Financial Services, L.P., No. 2:16-0243 (KSH) (CLW) (D.N.J Sept. 28, 2021), plaintiff Roberta Bordeaux, on behalf of herself and a class of similarly situated persons, asserted that defendant debt collector LTD Financial Services LP (LTD) violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) by sending collection letters, referencing potential

In Tolliver v. Nat’l Credit Sys., Inc., No. 20-cv-728-jdp (W.D. Wis. Sep. 22, 2021), the Western District of Wisconsin found that the plaintiff lacked standing to assert his claims for violation of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), in which he alleged that a debt collector had failed to inform the consumer

In Lupia v. Medicredit, Inc., No. 20-1294 (10th Cir. Aug. 17, 2021), the Tenth Circuit affirmed summary judgement in favor of the plaintiff in a claim under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), finding that the defendant debt collector failed to present sufficient evidence to establish a bona fide error defense.