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Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)

Holding Insurance Companies Accountable for TCPA Violations

While some people continue to rely on local agents for their insurance needs, many go online in search of the best rates for home, life, and car insurance policies. Unfortunately, websites offering a ‘free quote in minutes’ can end up being a trap which opens the door for unwanted telemarketing calls. Consumers are protected against…

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TCPA Protections Strengthened as Consumer Complaints Increase

Telemarketing and debt collection calls have always been a thorn in the side of consumers. Incessant calls and those that occur in the early morning hours, over dinner, or while at work trying to collect a payment or purchase a product you have expressed no prior interest in are an invasion of privacy and a…

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TCPA Violations by Utility Companies

The TCPA and Utility Companies The Telephone Consumer Protection Act was established in 1991 to prevent consumers from being subjected to harassment via automated telemarketing calls. Companies that use automated telephone dialing systems (ATDS) and prerecorded calls without receiving prior written consent from those being contacted can be subject to penalties, which include having to…

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Telemarketing Tricks Consumers Need to Be Aware of

Telemarketer calls are a nuisance, but companies know the odds are in their favor. Setting up a call center is inexpensive, and if only one out of every hundred or so people fall for their gimmicks, they make a profit. Problems arise when these companies employ practices that are at odds with the Telephone Consumer…

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Keogh Law Breaks New Ground For Consumers In Single Call TCPA Cases

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) protects consumers against unsolicited automated and telemarketing calls, providing compensation of up to $1,500 for each call a victim receives. TCPA violation lawsuits have typically involved consumers who have been harassed by multiple calls, but Keogh Law LTD recently broke new ground with a court ruling allowing companies to…

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The Difference Between Legitimate Robocalls And TCPA Violations

Robocalls are those often annoying pre-recorded messages you get on your cell phone, either via an actual call or a text. They are permitted under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for (1) debt collection calls where you have willingly provided your contact information to businesses, government agencies, and nonprofits, but not for telemarketing calls…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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