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Unsolicited Telephone Calls

Front of an Empire Beauty School Branch

Aren’t we all tired of unwanted telemarketing calls? Yet the complaint for this class action claims that yet another company is choosing to advertise itself that way. The complaint alleges that Empire Education Group, Inc., which does business as Empire Beauty School, tries to recruit students by placing calls to consumer cell phone numbers and to numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry.

Telephone in Red Circle with Strike-Through

You’d think that State Farm Fire and Casualty Company would have more sophisticated means of advertising than illegal robocalls to consumers. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the company made mass telemarketing calls to numbers on the Do Not Call list, violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Art Van Furniture Store

Art Van Furniture is settling a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by making pre-recorded calls to consumer phones without the consumers’ consent.

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Telemarketing calls are a nuisance, but they are particularly irritating when the callers pretend to be someone they aren’t. The complaint for this class action claims that Santanna Natural Gas Corporation, doing business as Santanna Energy Services, not only made illegal telemarketing calls to consumers but hid its identity. Still, the basic offense cited by the complaint is violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, LLC is paying $3,750,000 to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by making telemarketing calls to consumers using an artificial or pre-recorded voice without obtaining the consumers’ prior express written consent. 

Omega Autocare Sign

Plaintiff Aaron Hirsch registered his home number on the NDNC Registry on February 17, 2017, the complaint alleges. The telephone uses a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) service that charges him for incoming as well as outgoing calls. During May and June, the complain claims, Omega Autocare called his number multiple times, using an automated telephone dialing system, in direct violation of the TCPA. A call on May 12 also made use of an artifical or pre-recorded voice. Hirsch had never given Omega Autocare his express written consent to receive such calls.

Norwegian Cruise Ship

A travel agency called Resort Marketing Group, Inc. (RMG) is settling a class action that alleges RMG made automated telemarketing calls in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

ACE Logo

This settlement settles a class action alleging that ACE American Insurance Company and ACE USA, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The TCPA was enacted to protect consumers from unsolicited telemarketing calls, especially calls to cell phones, and calls made using automatic dialers and artificial or prerecorded voices. 

image of a cell phone

This class action lawsuit claims that NorthStar Alarm Services hired a third-party, Yodel, who made telemarketing calls to consumers’ telephone numbers to advertise their goods and services using a prerecorded message without consent.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that since August 18, 2011, Central Payment has violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by making calls to home and cell phones on the National Do-Not-Call Registry using an automatic telephone dialing system with an artificial voice, all without consent.

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