If you have a past-due debt, it may be turned over to a third-party debt collector. Sometimes these collection agencies will try to accuse you of owing a debt that isn’t yours. You do have resources available to protect you and your loved ones. In 1978, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) passed t protect consumers from unscrupulous collection practices. If you were threatened by Capio Partners, LLC, you can ask for damages through an FDCPA lawsuit.
About Capio Partners, LLC
Capio Partners, LLC, is the largest healthcare debt collector in the U.S. They boast that they collect debts for more than 300 healthcare providers. The company says that they have serviced more than $20 billion in accounts during the last 50 years. The company, established in 2008, is based in Sherman, Texas. The company is not accredited by the Better Business Bureau.
The company has a B rating with the BBB. In the last 3 years a total of 339 complaints were filed against them and 196 of them were closed during the last 12 months. These complaints involved billing and collection issues.
What Constitutes Threats?
The FDCPA indicates what collection agencies like Capio Partners, LLC, can and cannot do during the collections process. If you believe that the FDCPA was violated by Capio Partners, LLC, you can take legal action by filing an FDCPA lawsuit. If any of these things on the list below have been done by Capio Partners, LLC, you have grounds for a lawsuit:
- Threatening or using violence or other criminal acts that damage a debtor’s reputation or cause physical harm
- Threaten to seize the debtor’s property
- Threaten to garnish wages
- Threaten arrest for past due debts
- Publishing a list of debtors and threatening members of the published list with legal action
Damages That You May Be Entitled To
File a lawsuit if Capio Partners, LLC, violated the FDCPA. If you can successfully prove your claim in court, you can recover $1,000 for statutory damages. Sometimes the court will also award actual damages for physical and emotional losses. You can also recover garnished wages and lost pay. You can ask that your attorney’s fees be covered as well.
You can recover physical damages for ailments that you can show or prove successfully. Some of the medical issues that you can prove successfully include severe stress headaches, rashes, anxiety, high blood pressure, and heart problems. Your FDCPA lawyer will gather the supporting evidence so you can pursue damages for emotional and physical suffering for the threats caused by Capio Partners, LLC.
End The Threats Today
If Capio Partners, LLC, has threatened you and harassed you, you can do something about it. Stop the threats by consulting with an FDCPA attorney who is licensed in your state to handle consumer law matters. Fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form to get connected with an FDCPA lawyer who can help you stop the threats from Capio Partners, LLC.
Disclaimer: The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be construed as legal advice. If you file a claim against Capio Partners, LLC, or any other third-party collection agency, you may not be entitled to compensation.