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CHUWAY v. NAT'L ACTION FIN. SERVS. INC., 03-2158

Debt collector's letter to plaintiff violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. It is not enough that the dunning letter state the amount of the debt that is due; it must state it clearly enough that the recipient is likely to understand it.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/21/2004
  • Decided 03/30/2004
  • Published 03/30/2004

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and POSNER and RIPPLE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • David J. Philipps (argued), Gomolinski & Philipps, Hickory Hills, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Stephen R. Swofford, Peter Pederson (argued), Hinshaw & Culbertson, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.
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