On May 8, 2013 Florida Judge Robert Scola, Jr. rejected the Federal Communications Commission longstanding definition of express consent. In Mais v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau, plaintiff Mark Mais went to the emergency room...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has amended a recent decision in which it suggested that prior express consent under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for telephone calls made to mobile phones for...more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved and published its amended Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) regulations on telemarketing calls, many of which go into effect in 2013. These updates to the TCPA...more
Key provisions of the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) telemarketing rule are scheduled to take effect in January and October of this year. Businesses that engage in telemarketing—including the delivery of text...more
After dropping off a prescription with Defendant, Plaintiff was asked for several pieces of information, including her cell phone number. According to Defendant, the number was needed “in case there were any questions that...more
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