FAYETTEVILLE — A consumer is suing Chase Bank, alleging oppressive debt collection practices.
Glenda Pearl Lynch filed a complaint April 18 in Fayette Circuit Court against Chase Bank USA NA, alleging violation of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.
According to the complaint, after Lynch became in arrears upon an alleged debt, Chase Bank began to engage in collecting the debt through the use of telephone and written communications. Due to the defendant's illegal actions, Lynch says, she was caused to suffer annoyance, inconvenience, emotional distressed and indignation.
The plaintiff alleges Chase Bank USA intentionally caused her phone to ring continuously and repeatedly at an unusual times with the intent to abuse and harass.
Lynch seeks trial by jury, actual, statutory and compensatory damages, costs of litigation, attorney fees and all other just and proper relief. She is represented by attorneys Ralph C. Young, Christopher B. Frost and Steven R. Broadwater Jr. of Hamilton, Burgess, Young & Pollard PLLC in Fayetteville.
Fayette Circuit Court case number 18-C-82