Tag Archives: ATDS

Judge Certifies Class in TCPA Case Against Collector

A District Court judge in Washington has granted a plaintiff’s motion to certify a class action against a debt collector accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by obtaining the plaintiff’s cell phone number via a skiptracing service and contacting the plaintiff without first obtaining consent to do so, …

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Judge Grants MSJ for Defendant in TCPA ATDS Case

A District Court judge in Indiana has granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case, ruling that the defendant did not use an automated telephone dialing system when contacting the plaintiff on his cell phone to collect on an unpaid debt after he had …

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FCC Proposes Largest Robocall Fine Ever as Chair Makes Comments About ‘Fix’ing Consumer Protections Under TCPA

The Federal Communications Commission has proposed its largest fine ever — $45 million — against a company accused of making “hundreds of thousands” of illegal robocalls attempting to sell health insurance. Perhaps most interestingly to companies in the accounts receivable management industry was a comment from the Chair of the …

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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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