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California Jury Renders $267 Million TCPA Verdict Against a Debt Collector

A California-based debt collector received an astoundingly high amount of damages in a verdict rendered this week. The jury in McMillion v. Rash Curtis & Associates, 4:16-cv-03396 (N.D. Cal.) hit the defendant with a $267 million verdict for Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations on 534,000 calls.

Advisory: Florida State of Emergency - Hurricane Dorian

​​​​​​​Updated: Now includes Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia. Note: While there is no legal prohibition to solicitation calls to these states, we recommend you exercise caution before marketing to consumers in areas affected by the hurricane.  On Wednesday Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for 26 Florida counties including all of South Florida, as Hurricane Dorian approaches. States of emergency have been subsequently declared in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia.

2019 September Restricted Do Not Call Dates

Calls to these States on restricted Do Not Call (DNC) dates could result in a potential State violation:

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

September 2, 2019 – Labor Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Utah

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

September 2, 2019 – Labour Day

  • All provinces