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Medical bill collections
I had some medical bills that were in collections that fell off my credit report recently after 7 years. The hospital has now switched collections and have opened new accounts against my credit report for the same bills..is this legal? Can I dispute these accounts? Please help!

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That is not legal (keep in mind though that the actual law is seven and a half years). You can dispute it with the credit bureaus or better yet contact an attorney that handles FDCPA cases. The FDCPA is "fair debt collection practices act". You can google the FDCPA and see if the collection company is violating the law, if they are then you can sue them. A great law firm that handles FDCPA cases is the law firm of Kimmel & Silverman if they practice in your state. If they don't, some google searching should find you a consumer law firm that does.

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