Feb 4 -
Borrowers suing a debt collector working for online tribal lender Western Sky Financial can proceed with their proposed class action, a federal appeals court ruled, reversing a lower court’s decision that the dispute must be arbitrated.
Filed in 2014, the lawsuit sought damages from Delbert Services Corp, a Las Vegas-based company that collected overdue loans issued by Western Sky and a related company, CashCall Inc. The lawsuit said Western Sky was trying to evade liability with dubious assertions of sovereign immunity based on its claimed affiliation with an American Indian tribe.
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