Collectors Fight Back: Seeking Sanctions in FDCPA Cases

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As tempting as it might be to seek sanctions against an attorney bringing a case against an ARM firm in bad faith, it’s a very hard outcome to achieve.

In their latest episode of ARM legal podcast The Debt Collection Drill, attorneys John Rossman and Mike Poncin examine the real difficulties with obtaining sanctions against consumer attorneys in Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) cases and discuss specific scenarios where sanctions motions may be warranted.

First of all, sanctions in FDCPA cases are extremely rare and must meet a very high standard. But the opportunity does exist and ARM companies need to know what to look for.

Listen to the 14-minute podcast below.

Seeking Sanctions in FDCPA Cases

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