Medical debt collector, Accretive, has agreed to pay $2.5 million in order to settle accusations regarding federal legal violations. Many hospitals contract outside companies such as Accretive in order to collect on unpaid medical debt. The alleged violations, for which Accretive admit no wrongdoing, stem from aggressive collection tactics including allowing actual debt collectors to come into patients’ rooms to pressure them to pay their debt. Read the full story here: Medical Debt Collector to Settle Suit for $2.5 Million
Have you experienced something similar? Have you been scared or discouraged to receive required medical care because of your medical debt? Are you receiving numerous, annoying phone calls from a medical debt collector? Have any of them made threats to you? Has a debt collector visited you in your hospital room? If so, you may have a case against an abusive debt collector under the FDCPA (Fair Debt Collection Practices Act).
Under the statute of limitations, you have just one year only to take action; my law firm has attorneys experienced with FDCPA violation cases and can help you get the compensation and protection that you deserve. Call 949-200-8755 to schedule your free consultation – you have nothing to lose except for harassing debt collectors!