• 01.24.18

    Table for Two: Restaurant’s Text Did Not Violate TCPA

    A text message related to a transaction initiated by the plaintiff could not violate the TCPA, a California federal court held in dismissing a putative class action.

  • 01.24.18

    Verizon Wins Summary Judgment in VoIP Calls Case

    A federal district judge in Massachusetts issued a summary judgment ruling in favor of Verizon in a putative TCPA class action that promises to fan the flames in the growing debate over TCPA liability for calls made to numbers assigned to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services, particularly ...

  • 12.20.17

    Questions of Consent Preclude Class Certification

    Finding that too many questions remained about individual consent, an Illinois federal court judge denied certification of a class that allegedly received fax advertisements.

  • 12.20.17

    FCC Permits Some Robocall Blocking

    In a report and order, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new rules that will allow phone companies to block illegal robocalls originating from certain types of numbers.

  • 12.20.17

    Court Finds Revocation of Consent Unreasonable, Tosses Suit

    Taking a stand on the revocation of consent, a New Jersey federal court judge rejected a plaintiff’s argument that she had reasonably conveyed her desire to be removed from a text message marketing list.

  • 12.20.17

    Court Finds Calls Regarding Medicaid Coverage Not Telemarketing

    A Nevada federal court granted summary judgment in favor of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) defendant after concluding that the plaintiff granted prior express consent to be contacted when she provided her phone number on a hospital registration form.

  • 11.28.17

    Dish Network’s TCPA Troubles Continue

    A $61 million judgment in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action will stand after a federal court judge denied the defendant’s motion to reduce or set aside the trebled damages award.  

  • 11.28.17

    Seven-Year Junk Fax Litigation Ends in $7M Settlement

    A seven-year-old case involving allegedly illegal faxes may finally be coming to an end after a federal court judge granted preliminary approval to a $7 million deal.

  • 11.28.17

    Calls to VoIP App May Trigger TCPA Liability

    A federal court in Wisconsin held that calls made using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) apps may result in liability under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) where the called party incurs a charge for the call or a deduction of credits from the recipient’s account.

  • 11.28.17

    Consent Questionable in Online Lead Form, Court Rules

    A federal court judge in Illinois denied summary judgment in a case involving an online lead form, ruling that the issue of the plaintiff’s consent to receive calls was unclear.



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