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Collection Attempts After Bankruptcy Halted By Filing Suit

It’s a fairly common complaint that large corporations don’t always know what their separate departments are doing. This confusion can lead to a less than stellar customer experience and very harmful business practices. Recently, representatives from a major car dealer were engaging in collection activity, even though the woman in question’s debt was previously discharged through a chapter 7 bankruptcy. These repeated collection efforts for a debt that she no longer owed greatly troubled the woman, who was working hard to rebuild her financial situation. Therefore, to stop these unjustified collection attempts after bankruptcy, she contacted the experienced Cleveland bankruptcy attorneys with Luftman Heck & Associates.

Immediately, attorney Matt Alden began working to set things right and filed a lawsuit against the company for violating the terms of the woman’s discharged bankruptcy under the Consumer Sales Practices Act. This case was ultimately settled with a financial reward for the woman; however before the ink was dry on the agreement, and in a classic example of corporate ineptitude, this major car dealer violated the terms of the woman’s bankruptcy again with collection attempts. This time, their harassing calls and collection letters were swiftly answered by attorney Matt Alden and another settlement was reached. The client was very pleased to quickly resolve both cases for a total of $5,000, which would go a long way to help her post-bankruptcy.

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