Representative Cases


  • Crescent Bank & Trust v Jones-Bey, 2019 D.C. App. LEXIS 438 (June 27, 2018) (affirming jury verdict for consumer under D.C. Consumer Protection Procedure and Maryland Consumer Protection Act where gap policy did not cancel consumer’s outstanding loan balance after vehicle was totaled in an accident).


  • Plainview Fin. Servs. v. Parks, 2014 D.C. Super. LEXIS 25 (June 25, 2014) (judgment entered in favor of consumer in putative FDCPA class action, including fee award of $19,881.75).


  • Evans v. Educap, Inc. et al., 2018 D.C. App. LEXIS 518 (D.C. Apr. 17, 2018) (reversing trial court’s grant of summary judgment to debt collector on FDCPA and SCRA claims. Judgment thereafter entered in favor of consumer under FDCPA for debt collector’s unauthorized deductions of contingency-based attorney’s fees, and granting attorney’s fee award of $107,971.38).


  • Griffith v Educap, 2016 D.C. App. LEXIS 85, 133 A.3d 1004 (D.C. Feb. 24, 2016) (reversing trial court’s grant of summary judgment to debt collector because entitlement to “receiving and reviewing loan applications, checking the applicant’s credit and income, and the like” does not confer any standing to sue consumer).


  • Nat’l Collegiate Student Loan Trust v. Woods, 2015 D.C. Super. LEXIS 18 (July 22, 2015) (granting summary judgment to consumer because “partial payment alone” six years after the limitations period expired does not create a new promise to pay a debt).

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