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Date: 05-21-2016

Case Style: Larry Finch and Kurt Doresey v. LVNV Funding, L.L.C.

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Judge: Not Available

Court: Circuit Court, City of Baltimore County, Maryland

Plaintiff's Attorney: Phillip Robinson and Scott Borison

Defendant's Attorney: Ronald Canter

Description: Fifteen hundred plaintiffs brought suit against LVNV Funding, L.L.C. on claiming unjust enrichment and violation of the Maryland Consumer Debt Collection Practices Act and the Maryland Consumer Protection Act theories seeking compensation for having been wrongfully garnished by Defendant.

Finch and Dorsey are consumers who accumulated credit card debts. LVNV acquired appellants' unpaid debts by assignment. In 2008, LVNV filed collection suits against Finch and Dorsey in the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City. Both Finch and Dorsey were served, and neither contested LVNV's claims. The district court entered a default judgment against Finch on July 31, 2009 in the amount of $3,621.67. In 2011, LVNV obtained a writ of garnishment against Finch's earnings. The district court also entered a default judgment against Dorsey on April 8, 2009 in the amount of $5,838.95. - See more at: http://caselaw.findlaw.com/md-court-of-special-appeals/1637066.html#sthash.LxEmXPs3.dpuf

The Defendants claimed that LVNV credit card debt that it then wrongfully filed suits against debtors, despite the fact it was not licensed to do business in the State of Maryland.

See: Larry Finch, et al. v. LVNV Funding, L.L.C., Maryland Court of Special Appeals, No. 704, September Term, 2012.

Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict for $38 million.

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