McLaughlin v. Phelan Hallinan & Schmieg

$1 Million Settlement

About the Case

Type: Class Action

Settlement: $1M

Trent was co-counsel for a class of Pennsylvania residents who received debt collection letters. Trent argued that the letters tried to collect amounts that were not due.  Trent won an appeal in the United States Court of Appeals.  The court decided that a letter cannot misrepresent the amount due.  The case settled for the maximum amount allowed under law.


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