Checkers Unwanted Text Messages Settlement

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. is settling a class action alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending unwanted text messages to consumers via an automatic telephone dialing system without first getting their permission. Additionally, the plaintiff in this case claims that the message she was sent offered her a coupon, but that  Read more

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American Honda Finance Alleged Debt Collection TCPA, FDCPA Class Action

Even debt collectors must obey the provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint for this class action alleges that American Honda Finance Corporation violated the TCPA as well as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and California’s Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (RFDCPA) in trying to collect alleged debts from  Read more

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FCA US Cell Phone Calls About Recall to Non-Owner of Recalled Vehicles TCPA Lawsuit

The rules and regulations for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) say that the act “is designed to protect consumer privacy by prohibiting, among other things, autodialed calls to cellular phones without the ‘prior express written consent’ of the called party.” Nevertheless, the complaint for this lawsuit alleges that FCA US, LLC—formerly known as Chrysler—does  Read more

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Charter Communications Debt Calls to Wrong Party TCPA Class Action

This class action alleges that Charter Communications, Inc. has persisted in pursuing debts by placing phone calls to persons other than the ones who owe the debt. The complaint alleges the calls are made in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The calls were placed to a consumer cell phone number by an  Read more

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PNC Bank Telemarketing to Cell Phones TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) aims to protect consumers from the nuisance and expense of telemarketing. The complaint for this class action brings suit under this law, alleging that PNC Bank, NA advertises to consumers by telephone without first getting their permission to receive such calls.  Read more

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Sunlight Solar Unwanted Telemarketing Calls TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act tries to give consumers some say in who is allowed to contact them with telemarketing messages. The complaint for this class action alleges that Sunlight Solar, Inc. violated this law by contacting consumers on their cell phones without their prior express written consent.  Read more

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GoDaddy.com Telemarketing Calls to Consumer Cell Phones TCPA Class Action

Strictly speaking, telemarketing is not illegal. However, if you want to telemarket to consumer cell phones using things like automatic dialing systems, you must get permission from the cell phone owners to make such calls to them. The complaint for this class action alleges that GoDaddy.com, LLC did not do this and so violated the  Read more

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Libertyville Auto Plaza Text Messages After Opt-Out Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) tries to protect consumers from automated telemarketing, including calls, voicemails, faxes, and text messages. The complaint for this class action alleges that United Motors Ltd., doing business as Libertyville Auto Plaza, violated the TCPA by sending text messages to consumer cell phones.  Read more

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Insurance Care Direct Robocalls to Cell Phones TCPA Class Action

“Robocalls and telemarketing calls are currently the number one source of consumer complaints” at the FCC, said a July 2016 FCC article. The complaint for this class action alleges that Insurance Care Direct, Inc. (ICD) has violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) because it did not get consumers’ consent to its automated calls.  Read more

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Reset.com Unwanted Weight Loss Telemarketing Texts TCPA Class Action

Almost anything can be marketed by telephone. Betterwell, LLC, which does business as reset.com, allegedly promotes its weight loss programs that way. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that reset.com’s telemarketing violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In the 1980s and 1990s, the proliferation of new telecommunications equipment put automatic dialing systems  Read more

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