Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.Case Summary:
R.M. Galicia, Inc., doing business as Progressive Management Systems (PMS), has agreed to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by making medical debt calls to consumer cells phones, using an automated telephone dialing system and an artificial or pre-recorded voice, without first obtaining the consumers’ express written consent.Docket Number:
Company: R.M. Galicia Inc.
Filing Deadline: January 29, 2018
Class Period: January 25, 2012 to October 16, 2017
Objection Deadline: January 29, 2018
Exclusion Deadline: January 29, 2018
Final Approval Hearing: March 19, 2018Proof of Purchase:
No, but you must provide the phone number to which the calls were placed, and it must appear on the Damages Number Class list.Eligibility:
You may be a member of the Injunctive Settlement Class if you received a call on your cell phone from Progressive Management Systems (PMS) between January 25, 2012 and October 16, 2017. This entitles you to injunctive relief, that is, PMS will stop placed automated calls to your cell phone. Also, if you choose to bring an individual lawsuit against PMS, PMS will not raise a defense about the type of dialing system used.
You may also be included in the Damages Settlement Subclass if the call you received from PMS between January 25, 2012 and October 16, 2017 was placed to your cell phone using LiveVox or TCN dialing equipment or artificial or pre-recorded voices messages, and your number was not listed in the patient or guarantor fields in the account in which calls were placed.Typical Settlement Amount:
No monetary awards for Injunctive Class members; for Damages Subclass members, a pro rata share of the net settlement fund. The final amount will depend on the number of valid claims submitted.
Total Settlement Amount: $1,500,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Law Offices of Ronald A. Marron
Claim Form: Medical Debt TCPA Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: Belinda Gutierrez- Rodriguez v. R.M. Galicia, Inc. dba Progressive Management Systems
Settlement Website: Medical Debt TCPA Settlement Website
c/o Rust Consulting, Inc – 5806
P.O. Box 2614
Faribault, MN 55021-9614