What Rights Do I Retain Under the TCPA?

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) laws protect consumers from specific types of telemarketing communications from debt collection companies, including credit card companies, and other agencies collecting consumer debts. Unless you have given a prior written consent for telemarketing calls or provided your number to a creditor, you have the right not to receive the…

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What is a Robocall – and Is it Ever Legal?

When your pharmacy calls you with a recorded message to tell you that your prescription is ready, that is a robocall. When they call to telemarket flu shots or a sale of another product that is a robocall. Debt collection agencies are also notorious for contacting consumers via auto dialed messaging systems. Are Robocalls Ever…

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Text Message Solicitation: The Case of Club Texting

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 restricts telephone solicitations (i.e. telemarketing). The TCPA prohibits solicitors from, among other things, sending unsolicited faxes as well. In the event of a violation of the TCPA, a subscriber may sue for up to $1,500. In addition, the subscriber may seek an injunction. A 2009 ruling held that…

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The History of Robocalls

Robocalls are automated telephone calls from businesses, often either debt collectors and telemarketers. These calls can be very irritating to consumers as they can seem to be never-ending and come at inconvenient times. Consumers should note that business-related robocalls may likely be illegal if they are unwanted, but calls for emergency purposes (like an evacuation…

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The FCC’s New Rule Against Robocalls

Nothing is more convenient than having a cell phone. Our modern technology makes it easy to stay in touch with family and friends. However, automated phone calls and texts known as “robocalls” and “robotexts” are an annoying and unwanted part of having a phone with you at all times. They take up your time and…

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Debt Collection And Intimidation

Receiving calls from debt collectors can be scary. Owing money to people and having them constantly call and hound you can cause stress and difficulty in your day-to-day life. Collector’s tactics of intimidation and fear would make anyone worried about the consequences of having overdue debts. A collections lawsuit is a serious matter, one that…

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The Protections Of The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act or the TCPA was enacted to protect you from unwanted telephone solicitation and using automated telephone systems. The Do Not Call List is a part of the TCPA . There are other aspects of the TCPA that protect people. There are however a few exceptions to the TCPA that are…

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