Collection Calls Subject of TCPA Complaint

An individual in Florida has filed a lawsuit accusing a company of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by making debt collection calls to the plaintiff’s cell phone after he had revoked consent to be contacted and told the defendant he intended to file for bankruptcy protection and asked the …

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Plaintiff in Incentive Award Case Files En Banc Petition

As first noted by Eric Troutman at, the plaintiff in an Appeals Court decision that ruled incentive payments for the named plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit are illegal under Supreme Court precedent dating back more than 130 years has filed for an en banc hearing before the Eleventh Circuit. …

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Judge Approves $6M Settlement in TCPA Case Against Collector

A District Court judge in California has granted final approval of a $6 million settlement in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case that alleged a debt collector placed calls to individuals’ cell phones using an automated telephone dialing system without first obtaining their consent. The defendant has also agreed to …

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