Linebarger Debt Collection Letter Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP will be paying up to $9 million to settle a debt collection class action. The complaint alleged that the firm, which is based in Texas, violated California law by sending debt collections letters into California. The debts included debts owed to government entities, such as unpaid taxes, tolls or fines, and fees for services rendered, such as court costs or fees for services at a public hospital.

Docket Number:


Company: Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP

Filing Deadline: June 15, 2021

Class Period: September 16, 2013 to April 15, 2019

Objection Deadline: July 30, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: July 30, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: August 23, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

No proof is required. Presumably Linebarger’s records will be used for verification.


You may be eligible if, between September 16, 2013 and April 15, 2019, you paid out money on a debt you owed to a client of Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, in response to debt collection letters sent by the Linebarger firm.

Typical Settlement Amount:

A cash refund of 23.32% of the amount you paid to Linebarger.

Total Settlement Amount: Up to $9,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
McGrane, PC
RealLaw, APC
Walsh Firm, PC

Claim Form: Linebarger Debt Collection Letter Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Edmund Hoy, et. al. v Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP

Settlement Website: Linebarger Debt Collection Letter Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Hoy v. Linebarger Claims Administrator
P.O. Box 404138
Louisville, KY 40233-4138

Tags: Unlawful Debt Collection