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Daily Digest – December 28. Judge Denies Certification in TCPA Suit; New Notification Law in California Goes Into Effect Tuesday

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JUDGE DENIES CERTIFICATON IN TCPA SUIT BECAUSE PLAINTIFF COULD NOT BE IDENTIFIED AS POTENTIAL CLASS MEMBER

  • A federal judge in Florida has denied certification of a potential class-action lawsuit after a furniture store was accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by making calls to an individual’s cell phone without consent because the process used by the plaintiff’s expert to determine the size of the class would not have discovered the plaintiff as a potential class member.

NEW NOTIFICATION LAW IN CALIFORNIA GOES INTO EFFECT ON TUESDAY

  • Nothing necessarily new here, except to remind everyone that a new law is going into effect in California on Tuesday that will require debt collectors to provide notification to individuals when attempting to collect a debt where the statute of limitations has expired. The law, AB 1526, is one of the biggest compliance changes for the ARM industry that will go into effect when the calendar turns to 2019 next week.

SPAM CALLS DOWN OVERALL IN 2018, BUT DEBT COLLECTION SPAM CALLS UP SIGNIFICANTLY

  • The average individual living in the United States with a cell phone received three fewer spam calls per month in 2018, compared with 2017, but the number of spam debt collection calls grew nearly fivefold during this year, according to data released by TrueCaller.

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