Erin Capital Can't Dodge Class Cert. In Wage-Garnishing Suit

Law360, Miami (March 25, 2013, 4:44 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Thursday certified a statewide class of consumers accusing New York-based debt collector Erin Capital Management LLC of improperly garnishing wages, despite the company's objections to the adequacy of the named plaintiff as a class representative.

U.S. District Judge Cecilia Altonaga certified a class of Florida residents, led by named plaintiff Willie Collins, whose money was allegedly garnished by Erin Capital despite the company's failure to register with the state, in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Florida...
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