Leonard Law Office, PC is representing clients who have been subjected to unwanted calls on their cell phones placed by autodialling equipment in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). Unwanted text messages and faxes from business also usually violate the TCPA.
Surprising, but True – Big Companies Violate the TCPA
Like Homer Simpson, some companies are stupid. Like Homer, it is as though they don’t know enough to stay out of trouble. However, it’s usually not funny when U.S. corporations break the law. Whenever a business uses autodialling equipment to contact consumers’ cell phones and they do not not have express written persmission to do so, it is unlawful. The same goes for text messages, and faxes. Companies such as Jiffy Lube, Walmart, Target, and Burger King have been hit with class actions for alleged violations of the TCPA. Continue reading