Dickens v. GC Services Limited Partnership

CASE NO: 8:16-cv-00803-JSM-TGW


IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
TAMPA DIVISION

PLEASE READ THE NOTICE CAREFULLY.
IT EXPLAINS YOUR RIGHTS AND OPTIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CLASS ACTION.


NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT

You have been identified by GC Services Limited Partnership as a potential member of a class.


A Federal Court authorized this Notice. This is not a solicitation from a lawyer, and you are not being sued.


IF GC SERVICES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP SENT YOU AN INITIAL DEBT COLLECTION LETTER BETWEEN APRIL 4, 2015 AND APRIL 4, 2016, A CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT MAY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS.


  • A consumer sued GC Services Limited Partenrship alleging that the company sent initial debt collection letters to Florida consumers that did not make certain disclosures mandated by the federal Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (“FDCPA”).
  • The Court certified a class of persons in Florida to whom GC Services Limited Partnership sent an initial written communication, between April 4, 2015 and April 4, 2016, in connection with the collection of a consumer debt, that stated: (a) “if you do dispute all or any portion of this debt within 30 days of receiving this letter, we will obtain verification of the debt from our client and send it to you,” and/or (b) “if within 30 days of receiving this letter you request the name and address of the original creditor, we will provide it to you in the event it differs from our client,” and that was not returned as undeliverable to GC Services Limited Partnership (the “Class”).
  • A settlement will provide $99,220 (the “Fund”) to fully settle and release claims of persons in the Class who participate in the settlement.


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