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Parcel Pending, Inc. is settling a class action regarding its calls to consumers in California. The complaint alleged that the company had violated California’s privacy laws, which forbid the recording of calls involving at least one wireless party without the consent to all parties to the call.

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This settlement involves the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which requires that before telemarketing to consumer cell phones using automated equipment, businesses get the consumers’ prior express written consent.

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Kiip, Inc. has an advertising platform for use with smartphone apps, and it is now paying a million dollars to settle claims about what it allegedly did. The complaint claimed that certain software integrated with the platform permitted the collection, interception, or transmission of consumers’ personal information without their knowledge or consent. 

USC Health Center

The University of Southern California (USC) and its Board of Trustees and Dr. George M. Tyndall, MD, have arrived at a $215 million settlement in several combined class actions relating to Tyndall’s behavior with patients at the USC Student Health Center.

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New Penn Financial, LLC, which does business as Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, has elected to settle a class action on the subject of LPI. LPI, or lender-placed insurance, is hazard, flood, or wind insurance placed on a borrower’s property to protect the value of the property when the borrower’s own policy lapses or when the borrower does not maintain adequate insurance.

Advanced Disposal Truck Dumping Home Garbage Can

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. and its related companies will spend just short of $3 million to resolve three class actions alleging that it charged customers improper fees. The complaints claimed that the companies did not have the right to charges the fees, which included such things as fuel surcharges, environmental fees, administrative charges.

A Checkers Drive-In Location

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. is paying more than $3 million to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which requires that businesses get consent before sending telemarketing message to consumer cell phones.

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Eddie Bauer, LLC is settling a class action brought on behalf of financial institutions with respect to a 2016 data breach. The complaint alleged that Eddie Bauer bears responsibility for the data breach and should pay financial institutions for the expense of reissuing cards, covering fraudulent charges on cards, and so on. 

Letters TCPA and Concentric Circle Design

ICOT Hearing Systems, which does business as ListenClear, is resolving a class action via a $1.2 million settlement. The complaint alleged that the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by making calls to consumers using an artificial or prerecorded voice without the consumers’ permission.

Pool at Spinnaker Resorts in Branson, Missouri

Resort Sales Missouri and Spinnaker Resorts are paying $1.4 million to settle a class action alleging that they violated Missouri laws by charging closing costs to those who bought timeshare properties.

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