No. 20-30471.

989 F.3d 338 (2021)

Zachary FONTANA, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. HOVG LLC, doing business as Bay Area Credit Service, L.L.C., Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Filed February 26, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David Patrick Keating , Keating Firm, A.P.L.C., Lafayette, LA, Robert Ramo Amador , Centennial Law Offices, Orcutt, CA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Ryan D. Dry , Krebs Farley & Dry, P.L.L.C., Plano, TX, Jane M. Daily , Krebs Farley & Dry, P.L.L.C., New Orleans, LA, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before Elrod, Willett, and Engelhardt, Circuit Judges.

After a debt collector spoke with Zachary Fontana's sister over the phone, Fontana sued, alleging a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act's prohibition on communicating with third parties about a consumer's debt. The district court dismissed Fontana's claim, and he now appeals the dismissal. Because...

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