Case Study: Huertas V. Galaxy

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 3:46 PM EDT) -- In a recent decision approved for publication, Huertas v. Galaxy Asset Management, et al., No. 10-2532 (April 11, 2011), the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that, under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the “FDCPA”), a debt collector is entitled to attempt to collect a debt that is barred by the applicable statute of limitations, so long as the debt collector does not threaten litigation.[1]

In Huertas, plaintiff Hector Huertas sued defendants Galaxy Asset Management and Asset Management Professionals LLC...
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