This collection agency is trying to get me to pay 13 year old medical.bill?

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  • This collection agency is trying to get me to pay 13 year old medical.bill?


Answer #1 | 19/12 2013 18:13
So first of all, don't give out any information to some random person who calls you asking for it. Whether or not you legitimately owe someone money, it could be a phishing attempt. You are doing the right thing by asking them to mail the information to you. I don't know what state you are in, but here in Nebraska the statute of limitations on debt collections is 4 years. If you acknowledge the debt or make a payment on it, the clock is reset.
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Answer #2 | 19/12 2013 18:21
a debt never expires, it can be collected forever (not counting official bankruptcy). After a certain period (depending on type of debt and location), the debtor cannot use the legal system anymore. Well, they can try, but the cannot win in court.
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Answer #3 | 19/12 2013 18:33
demand copy of the original bill. do this is writing sent certified mail return receipt so you know they have received. check online for your states maximum years of being able to charge you.
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