Civil Procedure Keyed to Friedenthal
Bates v. C&S Adjusters, Inc
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C&S Adjusters, Inc. (Defendant) mailed a collection notice to Bates (Plaintiff) at his former address in Pennsylvania. The notice was forwarded to Plaintiff’s current address in New York. Plaintiff sued Defendant for violation of the Fair Debt Collection Act in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. Defendant argued that venue was improper because none of the events that gave rise to the claim occurred in the district where the claim was filed. The District Court granted Defendant’s motion to dismiss for improper venue and Plaintiff appealed.
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