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Rexall, Inc. and Corporate Mailings, Inc. settling a class action alleging that they violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending unwanted faxes to consumers. The complaint claimed that the companies sent out faxes advertising Rexall’s Osteo Bi-Flex Physician Sampling Program without first getting permission from recipients.

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) forbids businesses from sending out unwanted advertising faxes to consumer fax machines as well as making unwanted telemarketing calls to consumers. The complaint for this class action claims that Independent Pharmacy Distributor, LLC (IPD) violated the TCPA when it sent faxes to consumer fax machines.

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Imprimis Pharmaceuticals is paying almost a million and a half dollars to settle a class action alleging it sent unwanted faxes to consumer fax machines without first getting the consumers’ permission. The complaint alleged that this was a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) doesn’t just cover telemarketing phone calls. It also encompasses voicemails, texts, and, as in this case, faxes. The complaint alleges that Laboratory Corporation of America and/or its holding company violated the TCPA by sending unwanted to faxes to consumers.

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It’s costing Cynosure, Inc. $8.5 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claimed the company sent telemarketing faxes to consumers without first getting their permission to receive the faxes.

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SingleCare Services, LLC is settling a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claimed that the company sent unwanted advertising faxes to consumers without first getting their consent to receive such faxes.

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Mesa Laboratories, Inc. has decided to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that Mesa sent faxes to consumer fax machines without the consumers’ consent and that the faxes did not contain the opt-out notice required by the TCPA.

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HD Smith, LLC and Smith Medical Partners, LLC are settling a class action alleging that they violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint alleged that the companies sent telemarketing faxes to consumers without getting their prior consent to receive such faxes, and also that the faxes did not contain opt-out notices that met the requirements of the law.

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Apparently, faxes are not entirely old and dead technology. The complaint for this class action alleges that the St. Augustine School of Medical Assistants, LLC sent fax ads out to consumers. Unfortunately, they were advertising faxes, and the complaint alleges they were sent in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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Retina Associates Medical Group doesn’t want to receive advertising from Superior Malpractice Insurance Services, Inc. It brings this class action against the company and two of its individual officers for the unwanted junk faxes Superior sent to it. Interestingly, the addition of the two individuals seem to be supported by the company’s own prior malpractice insurance website, which the complaint quotes as saying, “Directors and officers can be held personally liable for claims…” 

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