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Class Actions

Third Circuit Ruling Involves Expansive Autodialer Definition

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals handed down an unusual ruling in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action that managed to set conflicting precedents on autodialer claims. Ultimately, the court ruled in favor of the defendant in Panzarella v. Navient Solutions, Inc. but the specifics of the ruling could prove influential on future litigation.

Compelled Arbitration as a TCPA Defense Strategy

In recent months, multiple notable Telephone Consumer Protect Act (TCPA) court decisions have hinged on questions of arbitrability and the enforcement of mandatory arbitration clauses. These clauses are a valuable method of defense for callers and TCPA defendants, but they are not a simple, end-all-be-all solution. They are a complex legal defense strategy and a topic of considerable depth and nuance.

Webinar Recap: Berman, Javier, Wrong Numbers, and Arbitration

Contact Center Compliance’s most recent webinar—Berman, Wrong Numbers, & Arbitration—covered a wide variety of important topics in the world of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) compliance. Our guest, the esteemed Eric J. Troutman from TCPAWorld and the Troutman Firm, discussed these topics with Contact Center Compliance’s Director of Compliance Services, Arvell Craig.

March Telemarketing Compliance Roundup

A lot happens in the world of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) regulations and it can be easy to miss some important stories. This is a roundup of such stories, making sure that they don’t fall between the cracks of our larger TCPA news coverage.

Pepsi Sued for Alleged Robocall Violations

On February 18, PepsiCo and one of its distributors were on the receiving end of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action complaint stemming from alleged robocall violations. The plaintiff in Epps v. PepsiCo Inc. and Quail Mountain Coffee & Vending alleges that he received “numerous telemarketing calls” to his cell phone with prerecorded voice messages from Pepsi asking if he would like to restock his supply of Pepsi products.