Frontier Communications/2019-03-25 Woozle dispute
- https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/illegal-debt-collection-practices.html "Not only can you use your knowledge of these laws to protect yourself from harassment, but if a collector violates one of these laws, you may be able to: use the violation to negotiate a better settlement, file a complaint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) (for debt collectors with more than $10 million in annual receipts...) or the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), or sue the collector. (To learn more, see What Can You Do If a Debt Collector Violates the FDCPA?)"
- https://www.insidearm.com/news/00043068-25-medical-bill-turns-34500-tcpa-judgment/ “This case — involving tens of thousands of dollars in statutory damages, half a jury trial, and cross-appeals — stems from a debt collector’s pursuit of $25 in unpaid medical bills. John Daubert won summary judgment on his TCPA claim against NRA ...”
- h/t to Dr. Edward Morbius for the above links
- Kay v Ehrler apparently suggests that time spent on a small-claims case cannot be recovered (but small claims is state law, so may vary by state):
- FDCPA (NC may have a parallel law; check for that too):