Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in Nevada

medical bill

I received hospital bills for 3 seperate services. Another one I didn't find out about till 2 years latter from a collection agency. I think it is irresponsible not to send a invoice and then sell it to a collection agency who then charges interest. I feel it is a deceptive practice that bypasses patient rights. Do I have a case here? If this is a common practice is it worth class action

Asked on 10/08/07, 6:52 pm

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Grenville Pridham Law Office of Grenville Pridham
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Check to make sure that the debt collector is not attempting to collect a bill that you already paid. Debt collectors are not allowed to charge interest unless you signed a contract allowing interest. There may be a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

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10/11/07, 1:27 pm

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