Medical Debt

Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/26

Let’s Kick the Week off With Some New Headlines…

Survey: Consumers’ Savings Levels Improve

IRS Private Tax Collectors Are Accused Of Illegal Tactics

Debt Collector Accused Of Taking Money From People Who Didn’t Owe Anything

CHOICE Act dilutes safeguards

HOUSING GROUPS WANT CHANGE TO CFPB STRUCTURE

Illinois debt is about to be rated ‘junk.’ What that means

Jim Flynn: As student debt rises, fake relief firms prey

CHOICE Act: Reform or Recalibration?

Relatively Young, Healthy Recently-separated Single Parent with Part-Time Job Passed Brunner Test to Discharge Student Loans

Debtor’s Taking of a Car from Employer Without Permission and then Crashing it was Not a Willful and Malicious Injury under §523(a)(6)

Debt for Helicopter Medical Transport was Dischargeable Even Though Debtor Spent Insurance Benefits on Himself

Debtor’s Anticipated Bonus from Employer that had Discretion on Whether to Award it was Not Property of the Bankruptcy Estate

Redgister for July’s Webinar!

Is there Life After HAMP? Now what?
The End of HAMP: Understanding Proprietary Modifications
Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern
Presented by: O. Max Gardner III, Roberto (Bobby) Rivera
Cost: $25 NACBA Member / $75 Non Member
Register HERE

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Renew your membership in June to be entered to win a copy of NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice Volume I & II, Eleventh Edition (Value $130). Two winners, will be selected at random each month.

Introduce a New Member to NACBA & Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! 

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out theRequirements and start referring today!

PlayBack NACBA

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 2/13

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2016 Consumer Financial Services Year In Review And A Look Ahead

The Watchdog Protecting Consumers May Be Too Effective

Employers Beware: Ninth Circuit Finds Inclusion of Liability Waiver in FCRA Background Check Disclosure Form is a Willful Violation

Wisconsin bankruptcy filings lowest in 9 years at over 16.8K

Florida woman’s lawsuit against debt collector outside the norm

Haunted by Student Debt Past Age 50

CFPB: Mortgage Payment Issues a Top Complaint

Foreclosure Litigation Strategy Takes Aim at Seniors, Attorneys Say

A new age of debt

Upcoming NACBA Events

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Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more!

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Save the Date! New NACBA Webinar in  March

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What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Registration opens soon

 

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

Renew Your NACBA Membership

We want you to have access and the member rate to all of NACBA’s exciting upcoming events in 2017, especially our 25 year celebration at the Annual Convention. Take a moment today to Renew your membership or if your not a member of NACBA there is no better time to Join!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 1/30

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Debt Collection Complaints Increase Slightly to End 2016

Oregon Court Rules in Favor of Agency Over Collection Letter

Collector Contact Caps and the Application of “Regulatory Humility”

Federal Banking Agencies Fine ServiceLink Holdings $65 Million

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Two senators join battle between the CFPB and PHH

Pepper Hamilton Denies Debt Collector Status in FDCPA Suit

Overhauling Obamacare could lead to spike in medical debt collections

Pence Vows End to Dodd-Frank

Upcoming NACBA Events

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Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more!

Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 3rd, 2017 for savings!

Save the Date! New NACBA Webinar in  March

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What to do: Post HAMP for Mortgage Borrower Clients
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern to 4:00 PM Eastern.
Presented by: Marc Dann Esq., and Bobby Rivera Esq.
Registration opens soon

 

Receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

In honor of NACBA’s 25th Anniversary, we want to reward you with a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Introduce a new member to NACBA and we will send you $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not only will YOU receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card but the NEW MEMBER will also receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Check out the Requirements and start referring today!

Renew Your NACBA Membership

We want you to have access and the member rate to all of NACBA’s exciting upcoming events in 2017, especially our 25 year celebration at the Annual Convention. Take a moment today to Renew your membership or if your not a member of NACBA there is no better time to Join!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 12/20

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Mid-Week Headlines…

FTC Fails to Rein in Unrepaired Recalled Used Cars

National Consumer Law Center Advocates Applaud New Rules Designed to Better Protect Online Students from Predatory Schools

Improper Service Precludes Default Judgment

CFPB Launches Data Tool Tracking Consumer Credit Markets

Report: Consumers’ Debt Increases as Cost of Living Outpaces Income Growth

Illinois Federal Judge Rules Collection Agency is Liable for Law Firm’s FDCPA Violation

Is RIP Really a Way Out for Some with Medical Debt?

CFPB Acts Against Deceptive Pawn Companies

New from the CFPB: Here are the latest credit trends in mortgages

Is it Déjà Vu All Over Again with Delinquencies?

Upcoming NACBA Events

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Join us in celebrating 25 years of NACBA on May 4th-7th in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Visit NACBA25 for all the details on speakers, sessions, hotel reservations, registration and more!

Register today for the Early Bird Rate that ends March 3rd, 2017 for savings! You can also receive $100.00 discount on registration when you support the #NCBRC. Offer Ends 12/31.

Renew Your NACBA Membership

We want you to have access and the member rate to all of NACBA’s exciting upcoming events in 2017, especially our 25 year celebration at the Annual Convention. Take a moment today to Renew your membership or if your not a member of NACBA there is no better time to Join!

Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/19

CFPB Takes Action Against Medical Debt Collector, Largely For Lack of Policies and Procedures

Banks Handed Defeat on Robo-Calling Rules

Federal Communications Commission Approves Ruling on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Elizabeth Warren Intervenes in Search for New York Financial Regulator

The Ayes Have It” — FCC Passes Declaratory Ruling on Portions of the TCPA

6/18/2015: FCC’s Post-TCPA Decision Press Release

CFPB Finds 90 Percent Rejection Rate For Student Loan co-Signers Seeking Release

Access Playback NACBA to Listen to the Session from the 23rd Annual Convention 

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 6/10

Mortgage Lender Ordered to Pay Civil Penalty

FTC Report Outlines 2014 Enforcement Actions

Firm, Owner Sued Over Medical Debt Collections

Consumers Start 2015 With More Credit Card Debt

FTC Outlines Enforcement Actions in Report to CFPB

CFPB Director Richard Cordray Increases Mortgage Lender’s Fine in Administrative Ruling

Former Corinthian Students Seek Shield From Debt Collectors

Court Rejects Bank’s “Devil Made Me Do It” Defense

Student-Loan Refinancing Boom Could Cost Taxpayers Billions

Access Playback NACBA to Listen to the Session from the 23rd Annual Convention 

 Are You A Member of NACBA? Register for the Effective (And Ethical) Online Marketing For Law Firms Webinar on August 26th 2015.

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Bankruptcy News Briefs 5/14

Household Debt Remains Flat in First Quarter

Study: Student Loan Debt Isn’t Harming Consumers’ Access to Credit and Repayment Rates

House Subcommittee Reviews Cause of Financial Crisis in Dodd-Frank Hearing

Major Banks to Delete Records for Some Borrowers Who Filed for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Can Help Seniors Protect Assets

CFPB Begins Probe Of Student Loan Servicers, Signaling Stronger Rules

The Examiners: Bankruptcy Reform Could Actually Aggravate Student Loan Issue

CFPB Launches Public Inquiry Into Student Loan Servicing Practices

Rozanne Andersen on Regulation – Medical Debt Trends

The Examiners: Helping Over-Burdened Borrowers is the Goal of Bankruptcy

Optional, Early Compliance is a Common Regulatory Tool: Early Adopters Can Choose Phase-In Date

The Examiners: Everyone Suffers Without Bankruptcy Reform for Student Debt

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