Many consumers who have lost their jobs, become divorced, and run up unexpected medical bills could find themselves unable to pay their debts. On top of the anxiety and worry they feel, debt collectors start harassing them for payment.
If anyone is being victimized by abusive debt collectors, a consumer lawyer can help them get justice.
Your Rights Under the FDCPA
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, or FDCPA, mandates that third-party collection agencies treat you with respect when they communicate with you about a debt. If they try to make you pay by using these pressure tactics, hire a consumer lawyer to help you protect your rights.
- Calling you before 8:00 a.m. and after 9:00 p.m. in your time zone
- Discuss your financial situation with a third party, such as a friend or co-worker
- Claiming that your property will be seized
- Using profane language
- Pretending to be members of law enforcement
- Saying that they will ruin your credit
Company Profile: Madison Management Services, LLC
If you are being called byMadison Management Services, LLC, a company history is outlined below.
Madison Management Services, LLC is a loan servicer and debt collection agency located in Denville, New Jersey. It opened for business in 2009, has 47 employees, and is managed by owner Kevin J. Cordell.
According to records viewable at the PACER website, consumers who believed that they were being harassed by Madison Management Services, LLC took the matter to court.
Alleged Violations against Madison Management Services, LLC
According to PACER, in or around October 2013, Madison Management Services, LLC allegedly called a California consumer to advise him that it now owned a debt that he had included in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and he had been paying the wrong company.
When he began paying Madison, the other company started sending him collection notices.
Feeling harassed by Madison Management Services, LLC, he filed an FDCPA lawsuit against the company for:
- Using false, deceptive, and misleading means to collect a debt
- Using unfair and unconscionable means to collect a debt
The matter was later dismissed.
Hire an Attorney
The phone numbers for this debt collection agency are:
Their presence on your caller ID indicates that Madison Management Services, LLC is trying to reach you. If they confuse you regarding who is entitled to collect your debt payments, fight back by hiring a consumer lawyer and filing a claim against Madison Management Services, LLC.
You could be awarded $1,000 per FDCPA violation in addition to your reasonable legal fees, so when you suspect dishonesty, let your next call be to a lawyer.
Case taken from PACER (pacer.gov). File number is Case 5:14-cv-02099-JGB-DTB from the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Riverside Division.
*Disclaimer: The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be constructed as legal advice. If you file a claim against Madison Management Services, LLC or any other third-party collection agency, you may not be entitled to any compensation.