Fenderson v. Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, P.C., Case No. 1:15-cv-00964-ODE-JFK, Doc. 52 (N.D. Ga. Oct. 17, 2016)
The parties have reached a settlement of this action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The settlement provides for a common fund from which participating class members will receive an equal share.
This case stems from alleged violations by Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, P.C. ("Defendant") of section 1692g(a)(4) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), with regard to initial debt collection letters sent to Georgia and Maryland consumers on behalf of Bank of America, N.A. Lead Plaintiffs alleged that Defendant violated the FDCPA by failing to include proper disclosures in these debt collection letters.
The Settlement Class is defined as:
All persons with a Georgia or a Maryland address, to whom Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, P.C. mailed an initial debt collection communication that stated: "If you notify this firm within thirty (30) days after your receipt of this letter, that the debt or any portion thereof, is disputed, we will obtain verification of the debt or a copy of the judgment, if any, and mail a copy of such verification or judgment to you," between April 2, 2014 and April 2, 2015, in connection with the collection of a consumer debt on behalf of Bank of America, N.A.
The Court granted preliminary approval to the settlement on October 17, 2016, and granted final approval on January 17, 2017.
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