A woman being pursued over her late husband’s debts got a rude awakening from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit concerning the limited scope of a federal ban on gender discrimination by creditors.
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act afforded no protection to the plaintiff because it does not apply to a medical bill, the appeals court ruled.
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