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Class Attempt To Expand TCPA Liability For Health-Related Texts Is Dismissed, Providing Some Clarity For Health Care Companies
On March 12, Judge Eldon E. Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana tossed a plaintiff's putative class action lawsuit against the American Heart Association ...
United States
28 Mar 2018
Health Care Debt Collector Pays $600k To Settle Tcpa Class Action
Originally filed on May 12, 2015, the lawsuit alleged that M3, in its attempts to contact debtors, placed autodialed and prerecorded calls that were instead received by individuals who were not debtors.
United States
4 Dec 2017
Federal Court Rejects Dish Network's Motions To Set Aside Or Reduce $61M Damages Award In TCPA Class Action
In the past several years, Dish Network, LLC has found itself a target of several class actions for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
6 Nov 2017
Blue Shield And SQM Defeat TCPA Putative Class Action Following Spokeo
U.S. District Judge Cathy A. Bencivengo recently dismissed a plaintiff's TCPA putative class claim due to lack of standing required under Article III.
United States
18 Oct 2016
Sirius XM Settles TCPA Class Action For $35 Million
In one of the largest settlements in history under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), Sirius XM Radio Inc. agreed to pay $35 million to resolve putative class actions filed throughout the country...
United States
8 Jul 2016
Eighth Circuit Joins Minority In Circuit Split As To Ascertainability Standard For Class Actions
In Sandusky, the defendant toxicology lab contacted pediatricians, family practitioners, health departments, and child-focused organizations about its lead testing capabilities.
United States
12 May 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Wounds Important Defense To TCPA Class Actions, Raising Already High TCPA Risks
The United States Supreme Court issued an opinion that addresses a narrow procedural point with major implications for legal risks for companies under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
26 Jan 2016
DOJ Battles Facebook On Constitutionality Of TCPA
On December 11, 2015, the United States Department of Justice filed an intervenor's brief in support of the constitutionality of the "emergency calls exception" in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA")...
United States
18 Jan 2016
Following Oral Argument, Supreme Court Appears Split On Whether Offer Of Judgment Moots Case
Does a case become moot, and thus beyond the judicial power of Article III, when the plaintiff receives an offer of complete relief on his claim?
United States
26 Oct 2015
Federal Judge Tosses TCPA Lawsuit Against Telemarketer On Behalf Of Charity
A new federal court decision provides important guidance to nonprofits and their vendors in using automatic dialers to place fundraising calls.
United States
2 Oct 2015
California Supreme Court Upholds Validity Of Standard Auto Sale Arbitration Clause
On August 3, to the relief of car dealerships and auto finance companies, the California Supreme Court upheld a standard arbitration clause from an automotive purchase agreement by a 6-1 majority decision...
United States
6 Aug 2015
New Jersey Court Finds Ascertainability Not Required To Certify Class
In a matter of first impression, a New Jersey appellate court found that whether a class is ascertainable played no role in its consideration of a "low-value" consumer class action.
United States
2 Jun 2015
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