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TCPA Lawsuits A Plus For Consumers

Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), marketing and sales companies are prohibited from using automated and prerecorded calls to contact potential customers. Creditors and debt collectors are prohibited from calling your cell phone using robocalls or a prerecord message unless you provided prior consent. Unfortunately, this does not always prevent even reputable companies from…

Why The Do Not Call List Does Not Stop All Calls

The ‘Do Not Call” list was originally designed as a way for consumers to protect themselves against annoying and harassing telemarketing calls. While the service produced results when these calls came in over land telephone lines, they are far less effective at preventing automated ‘robocalls’ to mobile devices, which are prohibited under the Telephone Consumer…

Millennials a Prime Target In Mobile Device Robocall Scams

Scam artists use robocalls and other tactics prohibited by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act to rip off unsuspecting consumers, and millennials are among their prime targets. As scammers make the switch from land lines to mobile devices, they exploit millennials’ trust in technology and their willingness to answer their phones to employ tactics that, while…

Dish Network Pays Millions In Damages and Fines Resulting From TCPA Lawsuit

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) provides protections and legal recourse for consumers who are harassed by pre-recorded telemarketing or debt collection calls and junk faxes or texts. Consumers who received automated calls or texts in violation of the TCPA may be entitled to between $500 and $1,500 for each claim. Despite the prohibitions and…

TCPA Law – Not Just Telemarketers and Debt Collectors

Back in 1991, when the Telephone Consumer Protection Act was first enacted, the main goal of the law was to protect consumers from unwanted, unsolicited, and even harassing phone calls and faxes from debt collectors and telemarketers. Since then, the law has been interpreted to encompass more modern communication methods, such as SMS messages TCPA…

Stop Robo Phone Call Harassment

Have you been annoyed with robo phone calls? Do you receive unwanted and unsolicited calls or texts on your home or cell phone? Do you constantly receive phone calls in which the caller is asking for a person other than yourself? Are the phone calls happening early in the morning, at night, or while you…

Unwanted Text Messages Have Donald Trump Presidential Campaign Under Fire

As usual, the Donald Trump campaign has been stirring up a buzz. This time, it is in the form of unwanted text messages from his campaign. These text messages have led to two separate class action lawsuits that charge the Trump presidential campaign with violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The TCPA, In Short…

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