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Telephone Receiver Tied in a Knot

According to the complaint for this class action, plaintiff John Northrup wasn’t particularly interested in receiving ads for insurance, but Florida’s Finest Insurance nevertheless sent telemarketing messages about its subsidiary insurance company to his cell phone, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). On or about November 6, 2017, plaintiff John Northrup received an SMS message to his cell phone that the complaint claims was sent using an automated dialing system. Northrup had not given his consent to receiving such messages.

Hand and Foot Treatments at ME Spa

ME Bath Spa Experience seems to believe consumers would like marketing text messages with special offers about their spas. The complaint alleges that plaintiff Bilal Saleh received “numerous” such marketing texts. For example, on or about July 5, 2017, he received a text message from ME, reproduced in the complaint, offering a 30% discount on spa packages. The complaint alleges that the impersonal and generic nature of the text indicates that it was sent from an automated text-messaging platform to many persons. Saleh has never given his prior express written consent to receive such messages.

Impax Laboratories Building

Impax Laboratories, Inc. has agreed to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending unwanted faxes, advertising its goods and services, without the consent of the recipients or an established business relationship.

Monitronics International Building

This settlement resolves a case in which the plaintiffs allege that Monitronics International, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by making telemarketing calls to cell and residential phones using an automatic dialing system and/or an artificial or pre-recorded voice, and to cell and residential phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry.

Dish Network Equipment

The verdict in a class action trial has awarded damages to consumers whose phone numbers were on the National Do Not Call Registry but who received telemarketing calls, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) from Dish Network, LLC.

Ocwen Logo

This settlement resolves a class action claiming that Ocwen Loan Servicing violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by making calls to consumer cell phones, using an automatic dialing system, without getting the consumers’ prior express written consent.

Hand with Phone Receiver Saying "Nope"

When plaintiff Melanie Muhlstock received calls on her cell phone from Nationwide Credit & Collection, Inc., she had never given them permission to call her at that number. The complaint for this class action alleges that, in calling Muhlstock, Nationwide violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Nationwide Credit & Collection called plaintiff Muhlstock’s cell phone a number of times, beginning in August 2017, the complaint says, and left voicemail messages. The complaint alleges that the calls were made using an automatic telephone dialing system and an artificial or pre-recorded voice.

Orange Telephone Receiver Tied in a Knot

This is the third class action filed by plaintiff Bradly Marks on the same day alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by three different companies. The complaint claims that Ideal Health Benefits called plaintiff Marks’s cell phone a number of times, including on October 24, 2017, leaving voicemails for Marks, offering to provide him with “affordable health insurance” and “free $250 gift cards.” According to the complaint, the calls were non-emergency calls, and they were made using an automatic telephone dialing system and an artificial or pre-recorded voice. Marks claims that he did not give his consent to received them.

TCPA Illustration

Plaintiff Bradly Marks has apparently had enough of telemarketing. This is the second of three complaints he has filed on the same day against companies for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), this time against Higher Response Marketing, Inc. which does business under the name Medical Alert King, and which called his cell phone without his consent, using an automatic dialing system, for the purpose of trying to sell him a medical monitoring system.

FleetOne Payment Card

A settlement has been reached in a class action alleging that FleetOne, LLC violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending fax advertisements to consumers without permission and by not including in the advertisements the opt-out notice required by the TCPA.

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