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Unsolicited Cell Phone Calls

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Sunrun, Inc. and Clean Energy Experts, LLC are settling a class action alleging that they violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the companies, or parties acting on their behalf, placed telemarketing calls to consumers, using an automatic dialing system, without the consumers’ permission.

American Power & Gas Office

American Power & Gas, LLC is paying $6 million to settle a class action that claims the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the company, or others acting on its behalf, placed calls to consumer cell phones without first obtaining the consumers’ consent to receive such calls. 

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Calls from companies with whom you don’t care to do business can be annoying. They are even more so if the messages they carry are for someone else entirely. The complaint for this class action claims that Regional Acceptance Corporation (RAC) placed unwanted calls to the cell phone of William Christopher Collins, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).​

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Even debt collection companies must obey the provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)—and violations are all the more maddening when the person who receives the calls is not the person who owes money. The complaint for this class action alleges that the I3 Group, LLC violated the law when it called consumers without permission, attempting to collect debts. 

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Yet another company thinks it’s smart to market themselves by calls to consumer cell phones. The complaint for this class action claims Aspen Media, which does business process outsourcing and marketing and research, violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) with prerecorded messages to cell phones.

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

The complaint for this class action alleges that yet another company has violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The identity of that company is a surprise: It’s FCA US, LLC, or Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US, LLC, one of the Big Three auto makers. There was a surprise for FCA US as well: One of its allegedly illegal calls apparently went to a budding lawyer.

Policeman Reaching Out of Cell Phone

Why would a consumer get a new cell phone and suddenly begin receiving telemarketing calls from a health insurance company? The complaint for this class action alleges that United Healthcare Services, Inc. sent consumers advertising messages that violated state and federal laws. The laws include the Washington Automatic Dialing and Announcing Device Statute (WADAD), the Washington Consumer Protection Act (WCPA), and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). 

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For many consumers, the only thing worse than telemarketing is deceptive telemarketing. The text message sent by Spring Power & Gas and RRH Energy Services seems annoyingly deceptive about its purpose. The complaint for this class action alleges that the companies violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). 

Legal Books Put Out by Martindale-Hubbell

What can you say about a company selling its legal referral services via illegal telemarketing calls? The complaint for this class action alleges that Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. made autodialed sales calls and sent voicemails to consumers in an attempt to drum up customers for its legal business. Martindale-Hubbell provides information services for the legal profession and acts as a referral source for new clients.

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The complaint for this class action alleges that Direct Energy, LP violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in two different ways: by placing unwanted calls to consumer cell phones using an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) and by placing calls to numbers on the National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry.

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