Tag Archives: Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Abercrombie & Hollister to pay out $10 million to settle TCPA class action

On September 11, 2015, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (Abercrombie) and Hollister Co. (Hollister) agreed to settle a class action complaint alleging that the two clothing retailers violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending unsolicited text messages to customers’ cell phones without prior written express consent. Abercrombie and Hollister agreed to pay $10 million … Continue Reading

Big win for telemarketers: Courts rule that consumers consented to calls and texts by providing number to the companies

On August 21, 2015, the 11th Circuit upheld the dismissal of a class action against DCI Biologicals, Inc. (DCI) for its alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). DCI is a blood plasma collection center, and a blood plasma donor, Joseph Murphy, alleged that DCI sent him unsolicited text messages using an autodialer.   … Continue Reading

Judge refuses to toss out TCPA class action against Guess

U.S. District Judge John A. Houston denied Guess, Inc.’s (Guess) Motion to Dismiss plaintiff, Farideh Haghayeghi’s, class action claims that Guess sent text messages in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Guess argued that Haghayeghi’s allegations were just “a patchwork recital” of TCPA regulations, and that the complaint had no facts to substantiate … Continue Reading
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