After two and a half years of litigation in the Southern District of New York, the Court entered judgment against Credit One Bank, N.A. on November 22 for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

The case presented a variety of contentious TCPA issues, including: (1) whether calling a phone number previously belonging to a

In recent years, courts nationwide have grappled with the statutory definition of an Automatic Telephone Dialing System (“ATDS”) under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). While many courts have adhered to the statutory text by requiring a telephone to be capable of random or sequential number generation to qualify as an ATDS, other courts have

On September 19, the Stop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2019 was introduced by Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and French Hill (R-Ark.) in the House and Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) in the Senate. This is the third iteration of the proposed bill, which was previously introduced in November 2015 and March

A California district court issued a ruling in a debt collection-related Telephone Consumer Protection Act case that clarifies whether a debtor with multiple accounts revokes consent for all of those accounts when speaking to a creditor or collector about just one of the accounts.

The case, Henry Mendoza v. Allied Interstate LLC, et al.,

In Frank v. Cannabis & Glass, LLC, No. 2:19-cv-00250-SAB (E.D. Wash. Oct. 1, 2019), the federal court for the Eastern District of Washington held that a minor role in a causal chain was not sufficient to “make” a call for purposes of liability under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

This case arose after Roberta

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act, while permitting personal liability against officers and directors, continues to shield related corporate entities from liability. The same corporate formalities that impose liability on officers and directors ironically work to shield corporate entities from the same liability.  

In Holland v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, plaintiff Steven W. Holland sued