Does suing a collection agency really work?

Answer On One Hand: Suing A Collection Agency WorksThe Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibits harassment by debt collectors. Consumers who are harassed by collection agencies can sue a collection ag... Read More »

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I have a medical bill for 168.00 that was sent to a collection agency after I made a payment. They are going to keep in the collection agency until my bill is paid off. This can not be right.?

If the bill was late enough to be sent to a collection agency, the collection of that bill has been turned over to that collection agency as well.

How to Sue a Collection Agency for Illegal Collection Practices?

Debt collection agencies operate by purchasing debts from credit card companies and other creditors, collecting the owed amount in place of the original debt owner. Some collection agencies attempt... Read More »

Is SARMA a collection agency?

SARMA, the San Antonio Retail Merchants Association, describes itself as a "credit information company." The company provides collection services to their clients in addition to other services, suc... Read More »

Can i sue a collection agency for harassment?

According to the Federal Trade Commission, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibits collection agencies from harassing individuals for payment of overdue personal debts. Individuals have up... Read More »