Appeals Courts Release Trio of Rulings in TCPA Cases

Two different Courts of Appeal — the Seventh and Ninth Circuits — each issued rulings in separate Telephone Consumer Protection Act cases yesterday. In the case of the Ninth Circuit, it issued separate rulings on two different cases. Here are summaries of each. Loyhayem v. Fraser Financial and Insurance Services …

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TCPA Class-Action Filed Against Lender Accused of Making Collection Calls After Consent Had Been Revoked

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Harley-Davidson Financial Services, accusing the lender of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act because it allegedly contacted the plaintiff on her cell phone after she had revoked consent to be contacted. A copy …

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Lawsuits, CFPB Complaints Jump in June: WebRecon

Consumers were in the mood to complain and sue in June, according to data released recently by WebRecon. The number of complaints filed by individuals with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the number of lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and …

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Judge Dismisses TCPA Class Action Over Collection Calls

A District Court judge in Michigan has dismissed class-action claims made by a plaintiff that debt collection calls made by a creditor to a consumer’s cell phone without consent in an attempt to reach the plaintiff’s brother violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act because the equipment used by the defendant …

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