Ride-sharing company Lyft is facing a putative class action suit for allegedly violating the TCPA by encouraging users to invite their friends to join the service.
Yahoo! won dismissal of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) suit when a federal court judge in Pennsylvania held that the company did not violate the statute by sending text messages to an unintended recipient via an Automatic Telephone Dialing System (“ATDS”).
What happens when a company with prior express consent to call a consumer’s mobile phone contacts that number only to find that it now belongs to someone else?
The issue of prior consent, and when and if such consent was provided by a consumer before an autodialed call or text is placed, has been hotly contested in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) cases throughout the country.
Despite a material question about whether the defendant had express consent to contact the plaintiff, a California federal court judge has ruled that a good faith belief that consent existed provided a complete defense to plaintiff’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) suit.
A $6 million settlement in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit was reasonable, an Illinois federal court found, ordering two insurers to indemnify the marketing company that sent five illegal faxes to more than 4,000 recipients.
Hilton Worldwide Inc. scored a victory in California federal court when a judge declined to certify a class of millions of consumers in a TCPA suit.