Class Cert. Granted In TCPA Suit Over Medical Debt Calls

Law360, Los Angeles (March 26, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday granted class certification in a suit accusing medical debt collector Healthcare Revenue Recovery Group LLC of using patients’ cellphone numbers provided to a hospital system to leave debt collection messages without clarifying the true purpose of the calls.

The lawsuit, filed by plaintiff Stephen M. Manno in June 2011, seeks to hold Healthcare Revenue and fellow defendant Inphynet South Broward Inc. liable for calling and leaving messages in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer...
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