Deficient Complaint leads to Discounted Fee Claim, Per District Judge

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Oct 262015
 

After dismissal of a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act complaint last year for employing a “convoluted” and “baffling” style while failing to adequately allege a violation under the Act, a Judge for the U.S. District Court in Connecticut ruled on Thursday that a counsel’s fee claim in conjunction with the aforementioned litigation should be discounted. The judge described the complaint filed by plaintiff’s counsel as “largely unintelligible” and “plainly deficient”, stating that the counsel “unnecessarily expended the time of defense counsel.” Continue reading »