Not All Inherent Power Sanctions Require Bad Faith (8th Cir.) — Sanctions Denied under Rule 11, 1927 & Inherent Power Where Some Claims Survived 12(c) and Summary Judgment Motions

Duranseau v. Portfolio Recovery Assocs., LLC, 644 F. App'x 702 (8th Cir. 2016): Harvey Duranseau sued Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC (PRA), alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. §§ 1692 et seq., and Minnesota law. The parties filed cross-motions for summary judgment on, among others, Duranseau's claim under 15 U.S.C. § 1692g of the FDCPA. PRA also mo ...

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