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Policeman Reaching Out of Cell Phone

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) places limitations on how businesses may contact consumers. These limitations are valid for debt collectors as well. The complaint for this class action alleges that Eagle Recovery Associates, Inc. ignored an attorney’s letter in order to contact the plaintiff in this case, in violation of the TCPA.

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Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), businesses must have consumers’ prior express written consent to place calls to their cell phones. However, the consumer may revoke this consent later. The complaint for this class action alleges that Capital One, NA continued to send text messages even after consent was revoked.

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According to the complaint for this class action, Comenity Bank “bears the dubious distinction of perhaps being the most abusive robocalling debt collector in the country.” The complaint brings suit not under debt collection laws but primarily under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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Does Lyft, Inc. look for drivers via calls which violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)? The complaint for this class action alleges that Lyft “has a policy and regular practice of placing calls, or knowingly sanctioning such calls, to consumers using a prerecorded or automated voice and an ATDS” or an automated telephone dialing system. 

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Does Keller Williams Realty, Inc. teach its realtors to break the law? The complaint for this class action alleges that, during their training, Keller Williams realtors are told to get leads and to make calls with automatic dialing systems, in ways that may violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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Every week brings the filing of more class actions against companies who are accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Have they never heard of this law, or do they simply not care? In this case, it’s a technical school called Universal Technical Institute, Inc. that is alleged to have violated the law against invading the privacy of consumers with telemarketing calls.

Open Book with Title Page Saying "Telephone Consumer Protection Act"

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) requires companies who do telemarketing to maintain internal Do Not Call lists and honor consumer requests to be put on these lists. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Oxford Marketing Partners, LLC does not honor such requests—and that this is in addition to unlawfully contacting consumers to begin with.

Letters "TCPA" and Concentric Circle Design

The companies Fidelity Tax Relief, LLC, Tax Rise, Inc., Price Holdings, Inc., and Bridgeley, Inc. share a concern with debt owed for taxes. According to the complaint for this class action they also share two other things. First, they share “a commonality of corporate executives, officers, and offices.” Second, they are all being sued here for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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PTZ Insurance Agency, Ltd. and Pethealth are paying $5.5 million to settle a class action alleging the companies violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the companies placed unwanted calls to consumer cell phones to remind consumers of a thirty-day gift of insurance.

Hand Holding Receiver, Word Bubble Saying, "Nope."

National Holdings Corporation is paying $325,000 to settle a class action about unwanted telemarketing calls. The complaint alleged the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by calling residential numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry.

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