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Unsolicited Cell Phone Calls

AMR Ambulance Showing Company Markings

The complaint for this class action brings suit under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) but also under California’s Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (RFDCPA). It claims that American Medical Response Ambulance Service, Inc., which does business as AMR, placed debt collection calls in ways that violate the two laws.

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Nationwide is putting aside $5 million to settle a class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that Nationwide’s agents made calls to consumers without their permission and also to persons on Nationwide’s internal Do Not Call List, in violation of the TCPA.

Open Book with Title "Telephone Consumer Protection Act"

A $1.7 million settlement has been reached in a class action against Professional Placement Services. The complaint alleged that direct-to-voicemail messages sent by the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Does the real estate sector have a particular problem with realtors making cold calls in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)? The complaint for this class action says that it does, and that Harcourts International USA, Inc. is contributing to it by encouraging real estate agents to break this law. 

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Is the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) one of the most violated laws in the entire US Code? The complaint for this class action alleges that Resolute Bank violated it, when it enlisted Reverse Mortgage Savings Center to make telemarketing calls to consumer cell phones without first getting the cell phone owners’ permission. 

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

What more is there to say about the continued violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)? This complaint alleges that Premiere Guardian Protection, LLC, which does business as SafeLife 365, Inc., made unwanted calls to consumer cell phones and landlines using automatic dialing systems and artificial or prerecorded voices, without first getting the consent of the consumers.

Compass Bank Branch

Compass Bank is settling a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claimed that Compass called the cell phones of people who were not customers, with a recording asking them to complete a survey, without having prior express written consent for the calls.

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This class action is yet another brought against allegedly illegal telemarketing under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). This time, the alleged culprit is Ally Financial, Inc., which the complaint accuses of unlawfully calling the cell phones of people it has no relationship with.

Robot Making Phone Call

We think of unwanted telephone calls as an annoyance, but what if the person receiving the calls is legally disabled and suffering from numerous medical conditions? This is the case with plaintiff Heather M. Barclay, and the complaint for this class action alleges that Capital One Bank (USA), NA should not have been making daily collection calls to her cell phone. 

Open Book with Title "Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)"

First Key Homes, LLC helps people find home rentals. That’s a good thing, but its telemarketing to cell phone customers may not be. The complaint for this class action claims that the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in making automated calls to consumer cell phones to promote its business.

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