• Posts by Allyson R. Mancuso
    Allyson Mancuso

    Ally is an Associate in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group.

    Ally works with a variety of clients, from individuals to corporations in both litigation and arbitration matters. Ally’s background includes ...

In Pucillo v. National Credit Systems, Inc., No. 21-3131, 2023 WL 3090627 (7th Cir. Apr. 26, 2023), the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court's dismissal of the plaintiff's FDCPA claims for lack of Article III standing. The Seventh Circuit held that the plaintiff, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy debtor, did not allege a concrete injury where he asserted that the defendant's collection letters "confused," "scared," and "alarmed" him.

Factual and Procedural Background

Plaintiff Kenneth Pucillo, formerly known as Kenneth Lock, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in May ...

Posted in: FDCPA

In Tavernaro v. Pioneer Credit Recovery, Inc., No. 2:20-CV-02141-KHV-ADM, 2022WL3153234 (10th Cir. Aug. 8, 2022), the Tenth Circuit recently held that violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) are to be evaluated through the perspective of a reasonable consumer rather than the “least sophisticated consumer” standard adopted by other circuits.

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