Daily Digest – July 7. Assessing the Ruling in Supreme Court TCPA Case; Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal of FDCPA Class Actions

SUPREME COURT RULING IN TCPA CASE

  • The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act does not need to be invalidated in order to correct a violation of the First Amendment in which it allowed collection calls to cell phones without prior consent when collecting debts that were owed to or guaranteed by the federal government.
  • Click here to read a summary of comments related to the Supreme Court’s decision.

APPEALS COURT AFFIRMS DISMISSAL OF FDCPA CLASS ACTIONS OVER ‘MISLEADING’ STATEMENTS IN LETTERS

  • As far as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is concerned, there is a huge difference between a collection letter that may be misleading and individuals who received that letter actually being misled, according to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which yesterday upheld the dismissal of two suits.

GROUPS SUBMIT COMMENTS, SUGGESTIONS TO FCC ABOUT CALL BLOCKING SAFE HARBOR

  • A number of associations, including ACA International and the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management are urging the Federal Communications Commission to require voice service providers to notify individuals when calls are automatically blocked because it is the only way someone may find out that a legitimate call was inadvertently kept from being connected.

VERIFACTS VOLUNTEERS AT SAUK VALLEY FOODBANK

  • VeriFacts, LLC recently volunteered at the Sauk Valley Foodbank in Sterling, Ill., to help feed hundreds of local families who are facing food insecurity.

REVENLY NAMES LARRY PUFFER DIRECTOR OF SALES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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