• 12.27.18

    Do Not Call Violation Suit Moves Forward Despite Business Use

    An Ohio federal court allowed a plaintiff to pursue a lawsuit based on alleged violations of the National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry—despite the fact that he operated a business from his home and used the number for both personal and work purposes.

  • 12.27.18

    Trend Continues With Courts Striking Out-of-State Class Members

    A recent decision from the U.S. Supreme Court continues to work in favor of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) defendants, with an Illinois federal court judge striking the plaintiff’s class definition with regard to members outside the state.

  • 12.27.18

    Manatt’s Continuing Coverage of Significant Post-ACA International Developments

    As we have previously reported, the ACA International decision from the D.C. Circuit changed the face of litigation in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) world by striking down the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 2015 automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) guidance.

  • 11.15.18

    Manatt’s Continuing Coverage on Significant Post-ACA International Developments

    As we have previously reported, the ACA International decision from the D.C. Circuit changed the face of litigation in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) world by striking down the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC’s) 2015 automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) ...

  • 11.15.18

    Court Denies Class Certification Over Questions of Consent

    An Illinois federal court judge denied class certification in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit against Citigroup after the defendant successfully argued that individual issues would predominate.

  • 11.15.18

    Canceling Insurance Policy Doesn’t Revoke Consent

    Canceling an insurance policy alone was insufficient to revoke the consent of a married couple to receive calls from their former insurance company, an Indiana federal court recently ruled.

  • 11.15.18

    New York Court Lets TCPA Claim Continue After Death

    The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) continues to haunt defendants even after the death of a named plaintiff, with a New York federal court holding that a claim under the statute survives because the TCPA is remedial in nature and not penal.

  • 11.15.18

    Uber Steers TCPA Class Action Into Arbitration

    Uber drove a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action out of the courthouse, successfully convincing an Illinois federal court judge that the ride-hailing app’s terms included a “clear and conspicuous” statement that arbitration was the forum for any disputes.

  • 11.08.18

    California Now Requires Female Directors on Public Company Boards

    In a groundbreaking move to bring gender diversity to the boardroom, on Sept. 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed California Senate Bill 826 (SB 826), which amends the California Corporations Code to require public companies headquartered in California to have a minimum number of female ...

  • 10.23.18

    Now on Demand: Protect Your Organization From TCPA Litigation

    Healthcare is among the top three industries being targeted for Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation.