Ninth Circuit Clarifies Its View of Materiality

A false statement by a debt collector must be “material” to be actionable under the FDCPA.  This principle has been recognized by the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits.  On August 18, the Ninth Circuit clarified its interpretation of materiality. In Afewerki v. Anaya Law…

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