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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BetterDoctor, Quest Analytics Unwanted Faxes TCPA Class Action

Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in 1991. It later amended it with the Junk Fax Prevention Act of 2005. These laws and their associated regulations forbid persons or entities from faxing (or having someone else fax on their behalf) advertisements to consumers without first getting the consumers’ express invitation or permission. This  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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Humana EAP and Work-Life Services Junk Faxes TCPA Class Action

Dental and medical offices seem to be frequent recipients of junk faxes. This class action bring suit against Humana, Inc., which does business as Humana EAP and Work-Life Services Humana, claiming that its sending of junk faxes was a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Read more

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Berkshire Hathaway Automotive Internal Do Not Call List TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), says the complaint for this class action, was passed “to help prevent unwanted telephone calls and solicitations, provide power to consumers to prevent unwanted solicitations, and rein in unrestricted telemarketing.” Unfortunately, the complaint alleges that Berkshire Hathaway Automotive, Inc. (BHA) still makes unwanted and unlawful telemarketing calls to consumers.  Read more

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RetailMeNot Text Messages and Do Not Call List TCPA Class Action

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) makes the rules and regulations for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint for this class action says, “According to the FCC’s findings, calls in violation of the TCPA are prohibited because, as Congress found, automated or prerecorded telephone calls are a greater nuisance and invasion of privacy than  Read more

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Iconic Mortgage Corporation Unwanted Calls and Texts TCPA Class Action

When the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was passed in 1991, American consumers were receiving more than 18 million telemarketing calls per day. By 2003, twelve years later, American consumers were receiving more than 104 million telemarketing calls per day. The complaint for this class action alleges that Iconic Mortgage Corporation (IMC) uses telemarketing to  Read more

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Clay Cooley Nissan Irving Loan Preapproval Text TCPA Class Action

The regulations for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) define telemarketing as “the initiation of a telephone call or message for the purpose of encouraging the purchase or rental of, or investment in, property, goods, or services.” Telemarketing is not entirely forbidden, as long as the telemarketer follows certain rules and meets certain requirements. However,  Read more

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Allstate Cell Calls and Do Not Call Registry Numbers TCPA Class Action

Telemarketing is not completely illegal—as long as the telemarketers follow certain procedures and meet certain requirements. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Allstate Insurance Company does not meet those requirements and that it makes unlawful calls to consumers, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  Read more

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Keller Williams Training Endorses Unlawful Cold-Calling TCPA Class Action

This suit, brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), does not allege that illegal calls were made by the defendants, Keller Williams Realty, Inc. and KW Management, LLC, which does business as Keller Williams Austin SW. Instead, it claims that the two companies train their real estate agents to make these calls.  Read more

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