CHARLESTON — A consumer is suing a debt collector, citing alleged unlawful publication of debt.
Philip Mullins filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Midland Credit Management Inc. alleging that it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.
According to the complaint, Mullins alleges that he suffered undue and unreasonable harassment, oppression, abuse, annoyance and inconvenience. He holds Midland Credit Management Inc. responsible because it allegedly repeatedly made numerous harassing telephone calls and effectively disclosed his alleged debt to individuals not involved in the alleged debt.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages in an amount in excess of $74,999, exclusive of interest and costs. He is represented by Michael M. Cary of Cary Law Office PLLC in Charleston.
Kanawha Circuit Court Case number 18-C-1441