Flitter Milz fights for the consumer.
Over the course of practice, Flitter Milz has participated in high profile litigation filing consumer law actions under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and other consumer protection laws involving repossession, unfair trade, and consumer fraud. In many cases, new law has been made or interpreted. Consumers nationwide have benefited from the results of Flitter Milz cases. Below lists a few notable cases:
- Gager v Dell Financial Services (TCPA) 2013, the federal appeals court sitting in Philadelphia held, for the first time, that consent to receive calls from collectors, banks, or telemarketers to consumers' cell phones may be revoked by the consumer.
- Douglass v. ER Solutions (FDCPA) 2014, the federal appeals court sitting in Philadelphia held that a decades-long practice of debt collectors displaying consumers’ personal account numbers through the collection correspondence window envelope violated the consumer protection laws.
- Lesher v. Law Office of Mitchell N. Kay (FDCPA) 2011, the federal appeals court sitting in Philadelphia held, for the first time in this circuit, that bulk collection correspondence sent by collection clerks at a collection law firm, on law firm letterhead, but sent without lawyer involvement violates the provisions of federal consumer law because it misrepresents or implies that a lawyer was actually involved in the process.
In addition, noted below are some Flitter Milz cases that have made a difference for the consumer. These matters involve vehicle repossession, unfair debt collection, credit reporting, unwanted calls or texts to consumer cell phones, and other consumer protection law issues.