Bona Fide Error

Bona Fide Error

A mistake made without negligence or ill intent. Bond fide errors are common simply because of human nature. If a bona fide error is corrected upon discovery, it is unlikely that the party who made it will have legal liability for any losses resulting from it.
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The Seventh Circuit also saw little merit in Household's claim that it did not intentionally violate the FDCPA because it had made a bona fide error in legal judgment.