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Debt collection lawsuits compound COVID woes for some Bay Area residents

Local News Matters, Aug. 20, 2021

August 20, 2021

Debt collection lawsuits compound COVID woes for some Bay Area residents

Claire Raba, a clinical teaching fellow at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, said debt buyers typically face more time pressure to file lawsuits than original creditors because, by the time they purchase a debt, the statute of limitations for litigation is closer to expiring.