• 08.24.17

    Lacking List of Recipients, Sixth Circuit Denies Class Certification

    Finding that the question of consent in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action requires an individualized inquiry and without a list of recipients the class cannot be ascertained, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit declined to certify a class of tens of thousands of ...

  • 07.26.17

    Yet Another Blow to Spokeo Strategy in TCPA Cases

    Consistent with the growing trend among lower federal courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit recently reversed a district court order in Susinno v. Work Out World, which had dismissed a putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class for lack of standing where the plaintiff had ...

  • 06.29.17

    Revocation? Think Again.

    On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit issued what might be the most business-friendly Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) decision we have seen in a long time in Reyes v. Lincoln Automotive Financial Services.

  • 06.02.17

    Would-Be Employer Targeted in New TCPA Suit

    Could employers be the next target for Telephone Consumer Protection Act class actions?

  • 04.18.17

    FCC Combats Spoofed Robocalls

    As part of an initiative that would enable voice service providers to better protect subscribers from illegal and fraudulent robocalls, the Federal Communications Commission has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry.

  • 04.03.17

    SPECIAL ALERT: D.C. Circuit Invalidates FCC's Solicited Fax Rule

    In a significant victory for TCPA junk fax defendants, a split panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit invalidated the Federal Communication Commission's Solicited Fax Rule.

  • 03.21.17

    Defendant’s Calling System Ruled Not an Autodialer

    A Telephone Consumer Protection Act defendant successfully persuaded a Michigan federal court judge that its calling system was not an automated dialing system because there was significant human involvement in dialing phone numbers.

  • 02.17.17

    Case Not Moot Even After Rule 67 Funds Deposited

    Is a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action moot where a defendant actually deposits sufficient funds with the court to satisfy a plaintiff’s claim pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 67?

  • 01.26.17

    SPECIAL FOCUS: FCC Under Pai: Implications for the TCPA

    On January 23, 2017, President Trump appointed Commissioner Ajit Pai to serve as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

  • 01.18.17

    California TCPA Defendant Gets Mixed Rulings

    A California federal court judge issued a pair of rulings resulting in a split decision for Telephone Consumer Protection Act defendant Dick's Sporting Goods.

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