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DirecTV Wrong-Number Collection Calls TCPA Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

DirecTV is spending $17 million to settle a class action based on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that DirecTV’s four debt collection agencies (Credit Management, LP, iQor, Inc., AFNI, Inc., and Enhanced Recovery Company, Inc.) made calls using prerecorded messages to the cell phones of individuals who were not DirecTV customers and therefore had not given their prior express consent to receive prerecorded calls from DirecTV.

Docket Number:

2:13-cv-01170

Company: DirecTV

Filing Deadline: December 19, 2022

Class Period: August 14, 2009 to December 4, 2015

Objection Deadline: November 18, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: November 18, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: February 24, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

No proof is required. You must only provide the cell phone number at which you received the calls.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person living in the US who, between August 14, 2009 and December 4, 2015, received a non-emergency telephone call from DirecTV, iQor, Credit Management, AFNI, or Enhanced Recovery, about a debt allegedly owed to DirecTV, where the call was made to a cell phone using an artificial or prerecorded voice, and who has not been a DirecTV customer at any time since October 1, 2004.

Typical Settlement Amount:

The net settlement fund will be distributed according to numbers of pro-rata share of the net settlement fund. If you received calls from Credit Management or iQor, you will receive two pro-rata shares of the net settlement fund. If you received calls from AFNI or Enhanced Recovery, you will receive one pro-rata share.

Total Settlement Amount: $17,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$10,000

Law Firms:
Burke Law Offices LLC
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
Meyer Wilson Co. LPA

Claim Form: DTV Prerecord Class Action Claim Form

Case Name: Brown v. DIRECTV, LLC

Settlement Website: DTV Prerecord Class Action Website

Claims Administrator:
BrownGreer, PLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Settlement Administrator
DIRECTV Prerecord TCPA
P.O. Box 25356
Richmond, VA 23260
888-639-1080

Tags: TCPA, Unlawful Debt Collection, Unsolicited Cell Phone Calls, Use of artificial or pre-recorded voice, Wrong number calls, Your Privacy