A Brooklyn, N.Y., federal judge has ruled that a suit may proceed against a law firm that allegedly sent out debt collection letters without conducting any meaningful review of the cases referenced in the correspondence.

In July 2000, Upton Cohen & Slamowitz in Woodbury, N.Y., had sent a letter to plaintiff Arthur Miller seeking payment of $1,676 he had charged to a Lord & Taylor credit card.

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