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Class Action Settlements

Strict ATDS Definition Results In TCPA Court Win

In Marshall v. The CBE Group, Inc. the plaintiff filed a TCPA lawsuit alleging that The CBE Group had called her using an ATDS. Citing the recent ACA v. FCC decision and stating that it would apply a strict definition of an ATDS, the court held that CBE's, "communications infrastructure does not constitute an ATDS."

JPMorgan Agrees To $2.25 Million TCPA Class Action Settlement

Faced with possible fines in excess of $121 million, JPMorgan Chase agreed to a $2.25 million TCPA class action settlement. The financial services firm was accused of violating the TCPA by autodialing over 200,000 cell phones after their customers had already verbally revoked consent. 

Dish Network’s Damages TREBLED for TCPA Violation

The federal court denied Dish Network’s motion to reduce or set aside the trebled damages awarded in Krakauer v. Dish Network. Dish ordered to pay treble damages of $61.5 million to class members in a TCPA lawsuit.

Uber’s $20 Million Settlement Ends Texting Lawsuit

Maria Vergara filed the lawsuit against Uber on August 7, 2015. She alleged receiving at least eight unsolicited text messages asking her to complete the sign-up process for Uber’s rideshare service, even though she had never signed up for an Uber account.

LA Lakers Lose Appeal For TCPA Litigation Coverage

On August 23, 2017 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision that the “invasion of privacy” exclusion in the Los Angeles Lakers’ Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance policy excluded them from recovering legal costs resulting from their defense against a TCPA claim.