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Consumers have certain rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).  Recent developments in the law suggest that consumers may have the right to orally dispute the validity of a debt, rather than being required to dispute the validity of the debt in writing.  Take a deeper look at these developments in Chris Roberts's latest post for The Class Act.  

http://theclassactblawg.com/2014/02/16/recent-developments-in-the-fair-debt-collection-practices-act-fdcpa/
Each week I will provide an update about recent developments in an area of the law that ties into class action litigation.  This week’s post discusses recent developments in the Fair Debt Collectio...
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My ABA article on class action litigation discusses CAFA's Home-State Exception. Please let me know if you have any class action-related questions. http://lnkd.in/qTaHzw
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This week the 9th Circuit issued an opinion that could impact class action litigation pertaining to deceptive marketing/advertising.  Here are my thoughts on the case.   

http://theclassactblawg.com/2013/05/23/false-advertising-class-action-litigation-9th-circuit-allows-kohls-class-action-case-allowed-to-proceed/
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We previously posted about surviving a motion to dismiss in class action litigation from a Plaintiff's perspective.  Below is an interesting article from the Defendant's perspective about using a motion to strike class allegations to defeat a class action complaint. 

http://www.classdefenseblog.com/2013/04/22/nip-a-class-action-in-the-bud-by-moving-to-strike-the-class-allegations/ 
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Chris Roberts was selected selected by Missouri Lawyer's Weekly as one of its 2013 Up & Coming Lawyers.  Chris was the youngest attorney selected to this year's list!  He was also one of the few small firm practitioners selected!   
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My ABA article on class action litigation discusses CAFA's Home-State Exception. Please let me know if you have any class action-related questions. http://lnkd.in/qTaHzw
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What is the lawsuit about? I have not heard about this before.
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SB Nation has a good article about the class action lawsuit currently pending against the NCAA.   This lawsuit has the potential to significantly change the NCAA's business model. 
 
http://www.sbnation.com/college-football/2013/5/6/4291666/ed-obannon-ncaa-lawsuit-next-class-certification
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California court rules that a confirmation text message sent by the Los Angeles Lakers does not violate the TCPA.  

http://theclassactblawg.com/2013/04/29/lakers-defeated-in-playoffs-but-defeat-tcpa-class-action/
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I don't think they'll be cutting down the net over this victory. Though, who knows, maybe their lawyers will.
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Butsch Roberts & Associates LLC is a law firm dedicated to providing high-quality representation to its clients in litigation matters.  The firm has substantial experience in the following areas of law: consumer class action litigation, personal injury matters, insurance coverage disputes, sexual harassment matters and business litigation.