HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County man says a debt collector illegally
harassed her with phone calls in an attempt to force repayment of an alleged
Dawnda Browning filed a lawsuit March 22 in Cabell Circuit
Court against PNC Bank, National Association, alleging violations of consumer
credit protection and computer crime laws.
According to the complaint, despite informing PNC Bank that
he had enlisted counsel to help resolve the dispute, the bank continued to
place harassing phone calls and use other means of communications to
intentionally inflict emotional distress on the plaintiff, invading his privacy
and violating West Virginia statutes.
Browning seeks a jury trial and compensatory, punitive and statutory
damages, plus litigation costs. The suit stipulates that the damages be capped
at $75,000. She is represented by attorney Matthew P. Stapleton of the
Stapleton Law Offices L.C. in Huntington.
Judge Paul T. Farrell is assigned to the case.
Cabell Circuit Court Case number 16-C-214