Mercedes Benz of Los Angeles Telemarketing Cell Calls Class Action

Consumers generally do not like telemarketing. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) attempts to protect consumers from unwanted calls or text messages, but some companies appear to ignore the law. The complaint for this class action claims that Lithia Motors, Inc., which does business as Mercedes-Benz of Los Angeles (MBLA), is one such company and  Read more

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Ally Financial Repeated Calls to Relative’s Cell Phone TCPA Class Action

Is it lawful for a financial company to repeatedly call a person regarding a loan taken out by a family member? The complaint for this class action alleges that Ally Financial, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in refusing to stop calling a woman in regards to her brother’s alleged car loan.  Read more

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Teminix Unwanted Cellular Telephone Calls TCPA Class Action

Terminix International Company, LP is “one of the largest pest control companies in the world[,]” according to the complaint for this class action. Unfortunately, the complaint also claims that Terminix violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in the way it seeks customers, calling them on their cell phones.  Read more

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HSN Refusal to Stop Calling TCPA Settlement

HSN, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Wisconsin Consumer Act (WCA). According to the complaint, the company made calls to consumer cell phones, using automatic dialing systems or artificial or prerecorded voices, after the consumers had asked it to stop calling them.  Read more

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Western Dental “Stop” Messages TCPA Settlement

It’s costing Western Dental Services, Inc. and RevSpring, Inc. $9.7 million to settle a class action alleging that the companies violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the companies continued to send autodialed text messages to consumer cell phones after RevSpring received a return text message containing the word “Stop.”  Read more

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Total Merchant Services Telemarketing Calls TCPA Class Action

Total Merchant Services, LLC offers payment technologies for businesses. According to the complaint for this class action, it is also a telemarketer, and one that does not obey the requirements of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Read more

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Open World Minefaire Unwanted Text Messages TCPA Class Action

When Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in 1991, telemarketers were calling more than 18 million Americans per day. According to this complaint, by 2003 and despite the law, telemarketers are calling 104 million Americans every day. The complaint opens a class action alleging that Open World, Inc. sends telemarketing text messages to  Read more

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Evergreen Pest Solutions Unwanted Cell Phone Calls TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) restricts the way in which businesses may contact consumers. Even debt collectors are bound by the law, although they may dial debtor’s numbers individually and without mechanized help when they wish to try to collect a debt. The complaint for this class action claims that Evergreen Pest Solutions, LLC  Read more

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Quicken Loans Telemarketing Calls and Texts TCPA Class Action

Illegal calls seem to be a favorite means for companies offering loans to look for customers. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is meant to prevent such calls as well as other telemarketing calls that consumers do not want. The complaint for this class action alleges that Quicken Loans, Inc. placed calls to consumer cell  Read more

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JP Marketing Calls to Numbers on Do Not Call List Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that ASAP Marketing, Inc., which does business as JP Marketing, has violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The TCPA, which is meant to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing, established a National Do Not Call Registry on which consumers could place their telephone numbers if they did not  Read more

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