Month: February 2013

Mastercard Parody – Police State

You just can't pass up a parody. I like this one. [embedplusvideo height="388" width="640" standard="" [...]

New WebRecon Data

WebRecon tracks litigation on consumer laws such as the FDCPA, FCRA, and TCPA. Here is the link to their latest data [...]

Driving Without a License Article

This article came to me from a reader. I do not know the author or the source. If it is your work, I will gladly credit you or remove the article. I think [...]

List of State Collection Laws

All, Here is a list of state collection laws including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.. This is a great place to start to learn your state's laws. These laws [...]

Case Law: Palmer v. Hoffman: hearsay exception for business records

Similar to the LVNV case from yesterday's post, here is the case that was used by Mastaw. This is a Supreme Court ruling. In summary: "In short, it is [...]

Case Law: LVNV FUNDING, LLC v. MASTAW: hearsay exception for business records

In dealing with business records being admitted as evidence, this case is a great read. See attached. lvnv-v-mastaw-tn-14-dec-2011 Here is the summary: This [...]

Case Law: Budd v. People: Rights

Budd v. People, 143 U.S. 517, 550, 12 S. Ct. 468, 478, 36 L. Ed. 247 (1892)Supreme Court of the United States February 29, 1892 143 U.S. 51712 S.Ct. 468 [...]

Case Law: James Talcott, Inc. v. Gee: Deficiency Judgment

James Talcott, Inc. v. Gee, 266 Cal. App. 2d 384, 72 Cal. Rptr. 168 (1968)Court of Appeal, Second District, Division 5, California.October 4, 1968 266 [...]

Case Law: Boyd v. United States

Boyd v. United States, 116 U.S. 616, 6 S. Ct. 524, 29 L. Ed. 746 (1886)Supreme Court of the United States February 1, 1886 116 U.S. 6166 S.Ct. 524 The [...]