WebRecon May 2024 Stats: Another “Up” Month

Quick analysis: Another “Up” Month In May, TCPA (+20.7%), FDCPA (+25.4%) and FCRA (+4.2%) suits were all up over April, and TCPA (+9.3%), FDCPA (+19.2%) and FCRA (+23.3%) suits were all up YTD as well. Meanwhile, CFPB complaints were a bit down for the month (-5.8%) but still way up for the year (85%!). In other […]

WebRecon Apr 2024 Stats: Almost Everything Up

Quick analysis: Almost Everything Up In April, FDCPA (+12.7%) and FCRA (+12.7%) suits were up over March, and TCPA (+26.2%), FDCPA (+15.2%) and FCRA (+27.4%) suits were all up YTD. CFPB complaints were also up for the month (+2%) and the year (77.9%!). The only holdup from a complete sweep was April TCPA suits, which ticked […]

WebRecon Mar 2024 Stats: Mixed March, YTD Complaints Still Historically High

Quick analysis: Mixed March, YTD Numbers Still Riding High It has been a robust Q1 in the world of consumer complaints. Similar to February, the consumer complaint/litigation numbers are mixed for March (TCPA +1.5%, FDCPA -13.1%, FCRA -30.6%), but the year to date numbers are all still way up in the double digits over the same […]

WebRecon Jan 2024 Stats: 2024 Starts with a ROAR

Quick analysis: 2024 Starts with a ROAR We can’t remember the last time consumer complaints and litigation had such a strong month across the board. Everything in January was up double digit percentages over Dec 2023: TCPA +78.6%(!), FDCPA +24.1%, FCRA +23.8%. And everything was also up double digit percentages YTD against last year: TCPA +50.4%, […]

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FDCPA and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuit Statistics, May 1-15, 2010

FDCPA and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuit Statistics, May 1-15, 2010 There were about 495 lawsuits filed under consumer statutes in the first half of May. Here is an approximate breakdown: 434 Fair Debt Collection Practices Act 37 Fair Credit Reporting Act 3 Telephone Consumer Protection Act 14 Truth In Lending Act 1 Bankruptcy Related 4 […]

FDCPA and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuit Statistics, April 1-15, 2010

FDCPA and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuit Statistics, April 1-15, 2010 There were about 459 lawsuits filed under consumer statutes in the first half of April. Here is an approximate breakdown: 381 Fair Debt Collection Practices Act 44 Fair Credit Reporting Act 26 Truth In Lending Act 2 Equal Credit Opportunity Act 2 Electronic Fund Transfers […]