Jones, Wolf & Kapasi, LLC Granted Final Approval of New Jersey FDCPA Class Settlement Involving Debt Collection Letters From Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC

          Jones, Wolf & Kapasi, LLC ("JWK") argued and obtained from the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey an Order granting final approval of a class action settlement in a 15 U.S.C. 1692 et seq, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) case against Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC (“PRA”)

          Plaintiff’s FDCPA class action case was premised on a collection letter from PRA which falsely represented a higher balance than the true balance of the debt.

The class action settlement includes monetary relief to the named Plaintiff, the 74 New Jersey class members, as well as attorney fees and costs. JWK attorneys Joseph K. Jones and Benjamin J. Wolf were certified as Class Counsel.

          The case is Wayne Morello v Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, 3:18-cv-03742 (TJB)(D. New Jersey) and the Final Approval Order can be read here.

          For more information about Jones, Wolf & Kapasi, LLC, you are invited to connect with us at: legaljones.com or @JonesWolfKapasi.