Gonzalez v. Dynamic Recovery Solutions, LLC, 2015 WL 738329 (S.D. Fla. Feb. 23, 2015)
The parties have reached a settlement of this action in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The settlement provides for nationwide injunctive relief, requiring Dynamic Recovery Solutions, LLC (“Defendant”) to comply with sections 15 U.S.C. 1692d(6) and 15 U.S.C. 1692e(11) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692, et seq. (“FDCPA”) with regard to debt collection phone calls made to consumers throughout the United States. Lead Plaintiffs Luis Rodriguez and Alexander Gonzalez alleged that Defendant violated the FDCPA by making debt collection phone calls to consumers where Defendant failed to disclose that it was a debt collector calling to collect a debt.
The Class includes all persons throughout the United States for whom, between March 12, 2013 and April 28, 2014, Defendant left a voice message/voice recording, in connection with an attempt to collect any purported consumer debt, where the caller failed to state that she/he was a debt collector. The Parties agree that the class exceeds 180,700 persons.
In addition to the nationwide injunction, the settlement requires Defendant to make a cy pres payment to the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. in the amount of $15,000.00.
The settlement was preliminarily approved by the Court on January 14, 2015.
The Court granted final approval of the settlement on February 23, 2015.
If you have any questions about the settlement or the litigation, please contact James L. Davidson at (561) 826-5477.