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District Court (Colo.) Says CRA Owed No Obligation to Adjudicate Account Dispute Between Auto Finance Company and Consumer in Determining “Accuracy” of Reporting

In Thomas v. Hyundai Capital America, et. al., 2018 WL 4899074, at *3–4 (D.Colo., 2018), Magistrate Judge Mix dismissed an FCRA claim against a CRA. The Equifax Defendants argue that Plaintiff’s claim fails because he cannot establish element two, i.e.…

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California Appellate Tracker

Hansen v. Group Health Cooperative

A Washington Consumer Protection Act claim against an HMO over its restrictive practices regarding mental health treatment was not completely preempted by ERISA since the claims arose solely under Washington law, which requires that health insurers treat mental health conditions no less favorably than somatic health problems.

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California Financial Services Association’s 78th Annual Convention – Severson’s 11th Year Presenting at CFSA’s Annual Conference

On Friday, October 5, 2018, Kristin Walker-Probst, David A. Berkley, and Scott J. Hyman presented “Current Developments in Automobile Finance Law” at the California Financial Services Association’s 78th Annual Convention in Laguna Niguel, California.  This is the 11th year that…

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