Fausto v. Credigy et al.
Fausto v. Credigy et al., a federal jury in San Jose, California, found that a collection agency
harassed a husband and wife and returned a unanimous verdict of $500,000
against a collection agency (the Court entered judgment for $500,000,
plus attorney's fees and costs).
At trial the plaintiffs alleged the debt collectors made more than 90 telephone
calls, most of them after a cease and desist letter had been sent. The
case was tried by David Humphreys and Luke Wallace of Humphreys Wallace
Humphreys of Tulsa, Oklahoma, assisted by California attorneys Ron Wilcox
and Balám Letona.
Bryant v. Allied Account Services , et al.
Bryant v. Allied Account Services , et al., the consumer alleged a debt collector had made numerous abusive and harassing
statements over the course of several telephone calls, including sexually
lewd comments and racist remarks. The matter was settled for $200,000.
The Stipulation of Settlement is filed with the U.S. District Court, Eastern
District of New York, (CV-05-5565). The consumer was represented by attorneys
Joe Mauro and Ron Wilcox.
Sanchez v. Client Services, Inc.
Sanchez v. Client Services, Inc.,
the Hon. Patricia V. Trumbull, in San Jose, CA, held a debt collector
had abused and harassed a consumer, as a matter of law (meaning there
was no need to even hold a trial), by making 54 telephone calls in an
attempt to collect a debt. The consumers were represented by attorneys
Pete Barry and Ron Wilcox.