Pursuing cases that make a difference.
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. A few notable cases are listed below:
- 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.
Advancing consumer rights.
Flitter Milz fights for the consumer and pursues cases that shape the law to help everyone. Whether the lawsuit involves violations to the vehicle repossession laws, unfair debt collection practices, credit reporting privacy or accuracy issues, unwanted auto-dialed robocalls, or text messages, to consumer cell phones, or other consumer protection law issues, Flitter Milz knows the law and how to advance consumer rights.
Achieving significant results.
Click on the cases listed below to learn about matters brought on behalf of consumers by Flitter Milz for violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, vehicle repossession laws, and various types of consumer fraud.