FDCPA Lawsuit Statistics, June 16-30, 2009
? There were about 449 FDCPA cases and 68 FCRA lawsuits in the second half of June.
? Of those cases, there were about 491 different plaintiffs (including multiple plaintiffs in one suit).
? Of those plaintiffs, about 77 had sued under FDCPA, FCRA or TCPA before.
? Combined, those 77 plaintiffs have filed about 532 lawsuits since 2001
? About 317 different collection firms were sued.
The top states where lawsuits were filed:
94 lawsuits: California
59 lawsuits: New York
47 lawsuits: Florida
39 lawsuits: Pennsylvania
35 lawsuits: Illinois
35 lawsuits: Texas
26 lawsuits: Georgia
21 lawsuits: Colorado
20 lawsuits: New Jersey
19 lawsuits: Alabama
The most active consumer attorneys were:
Representing 24 plaintiffs: Todd Michael Friedman
Representing 17 plaintiffs: Brent F. Vullings
Representing 15 plaintiffs: David Michael Larson
Representing 15 plaintiffs: Dennis R. Kurz
Representing 13 plaintiffs: Adam Jacob Krohn
Representing 13 plaintiffs: Abraham Kleinman
Representing 10 plaintiffs: Mark D. Mailman
Statistics Year to Date:
4223 total lawsuits for 2009:
? 3654 FDCPA
? 564 FCRA
? 5 TCPA