Midland Funding in Unfair Debt Collection 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:

This class action alleges that Midland Funding and Midland Credit Management violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because its letters to consumers stated that if they would pay a reduced amount to satisfy their debt, Midland would stop charging them interest on the debt—even though Midland was actually not charging interest on the debt at the time. 

Docket Number:

13-1179

Company: Midland Funding LLC

Filing Deadline: February 17, 2016

Class Period: March 5, 2012 to September 23, 2015

Objection Deadline: January 18, 2016

Exclusion Deadline: January 18, 2016

Final Approval Hearing: March 28, 2016

Proof of Purchase:

Must submit a claim form with Midland account number or social security number.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a Pennsylvania consumer and Midland sent you a letter between March 5, 2012 and September 23, 2015 that said, “Benefits of Paying! We will stop applying interest to your account!”

Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies; the money allocated for claims will be divided among the claimants.

Total Settlement Amount: $350,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Francis & Mailman PC
Sabatini Law Firm

Claim Form: Blandina v. Midland Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Blandina v. Midland Funding, et al.

Settlement Website: Blandina v. Midland Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Dahl Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Blandina v. Midland Settlement

c/o Dahl Administration

PO Box 3614

Minneapolis, MN 55403-0614 

Tags: Adding Unauthorized Fees During Collection, Failing To Itemize Interest, Unlawful Debt Collection