Debt Collection Co. Tries To Trim Wrongful Call Action

Law360, New York (August 23, 2011, 5:53 PM EDT) -- First Contact Inc. on Monday asked a California federal court to toss a breached consent decree claim from a consumer's putative class action alleging the company violated federal law by wrongfully making debt collection calls to her cellphone for DirecTV Inc.

In her second amended complaint, named plaintiff Katrina Anderson accuses First Contact and alleged parent iQor Holdings US Inc. of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and a 2010 consent decree between the U.S. and Allied Interstate Inc., a First Contact affiliate.

The consent decree...
To view the full article, register now.