If you have been getting collection calls from Radius Global Solutions, LLC at your job and you want to make the collection calls stop you can. It’s not illegal for a collection company to call you at work, but you do have the right to not be harassed by collection companies.
If you are getting calls from debt collectors at work you can tell them that your boss forbids collection calls at your job or you can tell them just to stop calling and they have to stop.
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act specifies that if you give the debt collector “reason to know” that they can’t call you at work they have to stop.
In this case “reason to know” means that you tell them they have to stop calling. Once you have told them to stop if they continue to call you can file a claim against the company for harassment and you could get damages from them because they violated the FDCPA.
Methods for Stopping Debt Collectors From Calling You
If you are getting debt collection calls at work you can deal with them in a couple of different ways. The easiest way is to just not take the calls. You have the right to ignore their calls. But if they are calling the main phone number and asking for you directly then you can just hang up on them.
If the caller is mean or abusive you can hang up. Another option for dealing with debt collection calls at work is to record their calls. Make sure you tell them first that you are going to be recording the call and then hit record on your smartphone.
You can also send them a written notice telling them to stop calling you. After you send a written notice they cannot legally call you again.
Damages You May Be Entitled To
Once you have told a debt collection company like Radius Global Solutions, LLC to stop calling you at work if they call you again you can file a claim against them because they are violating the FDCPA. You could be entitled to several different types of damages such as:
- Statutory Damages – If a debt collection company continues to call you after you have told them to stop you can receive up to $1000 that the company must pay as a fine for breaking the rules of the FDCPA.
- Emotional distress – The stress of dealing with collection calls at work can cause severe anxiety, depression, or other emotional problems. If you develop emotional problems as a result of getting collection calls at work you can receive damages.
- Physical distress – When the stress and anxiety of dealing with collection calls cause physical problems like insomnia or other illnesses that make it impossible for you to go to work you can receive money for pain and suffering and for medical bills.
- Lost wages – If you can’t go to work because of your anxiety or if you are suspended from your job or fired from your job due to ongoing calls from a collection agency that violate the FDCPA you can be entitled to money for your lost wages.
Talk to an Attorney Today
If Radius Global Solutions, LLC won’t stop calling you at work even though you have told them to stop you need to talk with an attorney that has experience dealing with these types of claims.
A skilled attorney can guide you through the process of filing a claim and help you recover damages that you’re entitled to because of the harassment from the debt collection company.
*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 Radius Global Solutions LLC or any other third-party collection agency, you may not be entitled to any compensation.