Kemper v. Andreu, Palma & Andreu, PL, 2016 WL 3545935 (S.D. Fla. June 23, 2016)
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 a common fund from which participating class members will receive a pro-rata share.
This case stems from alleged violations by Andreu, Palma & Andreu, PL (“Defendant”) of section 1692g(a)(4) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), with regard to initial debt collection letters sent to consumers on behalf of Bank of America, N.A. Lead Plaintiff Jack D. Kemper alleged that Defendant violated the FDCPA by failing to include proper disclosures in these initial debt collection letters.
The Settlement Class is defined as:
All persons with an address within the United States to whom Andreu, Palma & Andreu, PL 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 March 30, 2014 and March 30, 2015, in connection with the collection of a consumer debt.
The settlement was preliminarily approved by the Court on January 8, 2016, and the Court granted final approval to the setlement on June 23, 2016.
If you have any questions about the settlement or the litigation, please contact James L. Davidson at firstname.lastname@example.org.