The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

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In light of the recent onslaught of class action lawsuits alleging violations of the U.S. Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and the controversy surrounding recent legal and regulatory opinions interpreting the Act and the extraordinary potential for damage awards that can bankrupt a company if class action liability is established, we speak to Michael L. Mallow and Christine M. Reilly, both partners at Loeb & Loeb LLP.

What are the key aspects of the TCPA that companies should be aware of?

The TCPA covers certain types of automated telephone calls made to residential as well as mobile telephones.

Originally published in Lawyer Monthly on July 20, 2013.

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Topics:  Class Action, Class Certification, Consumer Protection Act, New Legislation, TCPA, Telecommunications, Telemarketing

Published In: General Business Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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