Finding that a defendant failed to carry the burden to establish federal subject matter jurisdiction as the removing party, a U.S. district court in Florida granted a TCPA plaintiff’s motion to remand her suit to state court.
A California federal court signed off on a $1 million settlement agreement, putting an end to a class action filed against Adobe over calls that allegedly violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and yielding $2,000 payments for class members.
The recently added requirement of prior express written consent to exceed the cap on the number of non-telemarketing, prerecorded calls to customers should be reconsidered and removed, an industry group urged the FCC in a new filing.
In 2019, Congress passed the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act—or TRACED Act—with the goal of complementing the now decades-old TCPA to stem the tide of so-called illegal robocalls.
On April 15, 2021, the HHS announced that the PHE declaration for COVID‑19 will be renewed for another 90 days, beginning on April 21 (the date the PHE was previously scheduled to expire) and extending through July 19, 2021.
The Supreme Court has just made it significantly more difficult for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to obtain monetary relief in enforcement actions, terminating a practice the FTC has engaged in for decades to exact monetary recoveries.
The County continued to experience declines in COVID-19 cases, with new cases down 98% from the peak of the surge, deaths down 97% and hospitalizations down 94%.
The state has reached an agreement with Alameda and Contra Costa counties to continue operating the Oakland Coliseum Mass Vaccination Site for the next four weeks. The site is expected to deliver 6,000 vaccines per day.
On appeal from the first significant federal trial to address whether brick-and-mortar retailers must maintain an accessible website, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has held that grocery store chain Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. need not make its website accessible to blind people.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have filed the first case under the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act, a law passed by Congress in December 2020 that imposes financial penalties on violators.