Merchandising Practices Act http://news.stlpublicradio.org en State appeals court rejects suit against debt collectors http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/state-appeals-court-rejects-suit-against-debt-collectors <p>A three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals has dismissed two lawsuits filed by Attorney General Chris Koster that argued debt collection companies were violating the state&#39;s <a href="http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/c407.htm">Merchandising Practices Act</a>.</p><p>The rulings appear to be the first time a state court has considered whether the MPA applies to third-party actors like debt collectors.</p> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 17:49:13 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 878 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org State appeals court rejects suit against debt collectors