Firm Calls For Ouster Of $16.5M Tenn. Tax Fees Action

Law360, New York (May 17, 2010, 2:08 PM EDT) -- Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP has called for the dismissal of a class action accusing the firm of collecting $16.5 million in illegal fees from residents of Memphis, Tenn., in connection with its public collections practice.

The Austin, Texas-based firm, which has a contract with Memphis to assist the city in the collection of delinquent taxes, has properly collected fees under its contract with the city, according to the motion to dismiss the firm lodged Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District...
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