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Banking Law: July 2018 Archives

Third Circuit Holds FDCPA Statute of Limitations Runs from Violation, Not Discovery

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has split with the Fourth and Ninth Circuits and held, en banc, that civil lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act("FDCPA"), 15 U.S.C. § 1692 et seq., must be filed within one year of the alleged violations, and that the statute of limitationsis not tolled until the violations are discovered by the plaintiff.  Rotkiske v. Klemm, 890 F.3d 422 (3d Cir. 2018).

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