Class Certified In Suit Alleging Debt Collection Claims Are Time-Barred

(May 2, 2016, 11:10 AM EDT) -- DETROIT — A Michigan federal judge on April 28 certified a class consisting of thousands of Michigan residents in a lawsuit accusing two debt collectors of sending collection notices for time-barred debts (Joseph Luther v. Convergent Outsourcing, Inc., et al., No. 15-10902, E.D. Mich.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 56456).

(Memorandum and order available. Document #43-160506-023Z.)

Palisades Collection LLC, a Delaware corporation, is a debt collector, as defined by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which purchases defaulted consumer debts. Convergent Outsourcing Inc., a Washington corporation...
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