In a decision filed on October 23, 2015, U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla has granted Credit Management LP (CMI)’s motion to dismiss a case against the firm filed by Joy Gardner. This case represents a positive “envelope” decision in what has been a busy couple of years for collection letter rulings.
On October 22 at 2 p.m. EDT, RevSpring will host its next webinar, “Designing Effective Documents.” Design elements must clearly express your brand while leading the customer to take action. In a well-defined communications strategy, your documents should generate response. You must identify the communication channels that best reach potential customers, while incorporating design best practices that create impact and lead to success.
A QR code visible on the face of an envelope embedded with an account number violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, according to a recent decision from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. A QR or “Quick Response” code is a type of bar code that can contain any […]
The facts in Gelinas are only slightly different than those presented in Kostik. In the Gelinas case, the envelope in question displayed a series of 21 numbers, the last 10 of which were the original invoice number for the services rendered that created the outstanding balance due. (In Kostik the envelope displayed a barcode.)
In a decision filed on July 22, 2015, the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in the case of Lisa Kostik v. ARS National Services, Inc., a new chapter is being written in the saga of what information can be displayed on the outside of an envelope a collector mails to a consumer.
RevSpring is pleased to announce the promotions of Martin Callahan to Senior Vice President for Healthcare Solutions and Vincent Arminio as the Vice President for Client Services.
There has been a lot of litigation relating to envelopes recently, but section 1692f(8) of the FDCPA, which regulates collection envelopes, is not new. It has been a source of frustration for collectors for decades. Fortunately, some courts have recognized that a strict application of section 1692f(8) may lead to absurd results, and have held that “benign language” on an envelope does not violate the FDCPA. Unfortunately, the word “benign” can be VERY slippery.
The USPS recently announced lower standards for mail delivery, effective January 5, 2015. As a result, mail will now take longer to arrive at its destination. While you can’t control the speed of mail delivery, there are several strategies every organization can employ to adjust to these reforms.
IMS, Inc., specializing in technology driven communication solutions for the ARM industry, has entered into a partnership with Armada Labs LLC. This partnership offers seamless integration between an innovative accounts receivable letter vendor, and a leading technology provider offering PayLine DirectTM, an online payment management solution.
In keeping with the spirit of the season, RevSpring’s locations across the country collectively donated nearly 700 toys and approximately 1100 pounds of non-perishable food.