3rd Circ: FDCPA Statute Of Limitations Runs from Date of Violation, Not Discovery

On May 15, 2018, the Third Circuit broke away from the Fourth and Ninth Circuits on the question of when the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) statute of limitations begins to run. In Rotkiske v. Klemm, No. 16-1668, 2018 WL 2209120 (3d Cir. 2018), the Third Circuit decided it begins to run on the date of the defendant’s violation, not the date that the plaintiff discovers - or should have discovered - the violation. 

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