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WebRecon Stats for July 2020: Everything is up, everything is down, and a split decision.

Quick analysis: Everything is up, everything is down, and a split decision. If we had spent the past 11.5 years analyzing consumer litigation stats by the neatness of the designs they make on our nifty grid, I think we would be ready to shut it down because we have a winner. In the month of July …

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WebRecon Stats for May 2020: Back to normal, sort of – everything is down

Quick analysis: Back to normal, sort of – everything is down. We knew TCPA would be way down, because it was artificially inflated last month by some attorneys who crammed hundreds of plaintiffs into a handful of suits. So that is back to normal territory. But even so, May was the lowest month of the year …

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WebRecon Stats for March 2020: You’re not gonna believe this…

Quick analysis: You’re not gonna believe this… Yes, lawsuits were down in March. That is no surprise. Courts closed, people started sheltering in place, commerce plummeted. But the shock is in how much lawsuits were down from the prior month. Or, more accurately speaking, in how *little* they were down. After a brief slowdown in the …

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WebRecon Stats for Jan 2020:👹👹 Year starts with complaints up across the board…

Quick analysis: 2020 Starts with complaints up across the board. Dec 2019: Everything ended the year down. Jan 2020: Everything began the year up. FDCPA, TCPA and FCRA were all up over last month, +1.6%, +11.5% and +28.6% respectively. FCRA was also up over last year January by +37.4%, while FDCPA and TCPA were down …

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WebRecon Stats for Dec 2019 and Year in Review: How Did Your Favorite Statutes Fare?

Quick analysis: 2019 Plays out exactly as expected… Well, 2019 is officially over, and with the end comes no real surprises. Everything was down for the month of December: FDCPA -.3%, TCPA -12.4%, FCRA -6.7% and CFPB complaints -6.6%. None of that is particularly surprising, but it isn’t all that important in the grand scheme either. …

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WebRecon Stats for Oct 2019: Litigation Up Across the Board

Quick analysis: Litigation Up Across the Board: FCRA Weakest in October, but Strongest in 2019 FDCPA, TCPA and FCRA litigation were all up in October over the previous month, though what has consistently been the strongest statute in filing strength (FCRA) was far weaker than the two that have been traditionally dropping (FDCPA and TCPA). YTD …

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