The class actions pending against debt buying companies LVNV Funding, Midland Funding, Waterfront Capital, Jefferson Capital, and Cavalry SPV I have all been moving forward. The current status of each case is as follows:
LVNV Funding: Motions for class certification and for summary judgment were heard by the Suffolk Superior Court on December 14, 2016. Decisions are not expected for at least a month.
Midland Funding: Midland's motion to compel arbitration was heard by the U.S. District Court on December 7, 2016. A decision is not expected for at least a month.
Waterfront Capital: Hearings on motions for class certification and for summary judgment did not go forward as scheduled on September 26, 2016, to permit the parties to finalize a settlement.
Jefferson Capital: A hearing on Jefferson Capital's motion to compel arbitration is scheduled to be heard by the U.S. District Court on December 21, 2017.
First Resolution Investment Corp: The parties have completed discovery, and it is anticipated that motions for class certification and for summary judgment will be filed shortly.
Cavalry SPV I: An initial scheduling conference was conducted by the Suffolk Superior Court on November 15, 2017. The parties are now pursuing discovery.
Plaintiffs in each of the above cases are represented by Attorneys Kenneth D. Quat and Josef C. Culik. The National Consumer Law Center is also co-counsel for the plaintiffs in the LVNV cases.
By Kenneth D. Quat, Massachusetts Consumer Rights Attorney.
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