TCPA Violation Attorney in Fort Lauderdale
Unauthorized Texting and Cellphone Contact Litigation (TCPA)
Did you know that it is illegal for anyone to contact you with an auto
dialer system on your cellular phone either by calling or texting you
without your prior consent?
Consumers often have credit card, medical, student loan, mortgage, or other
debt issues and are being contacted on their cellular phone about the
debt, even though they never provided their cell phone information, or
have since changed their cell phone number. Most consumers are completely
unaware that these calls are in violation of their rights and that they
may be entitled to statutory damages, from between $500 to $1,500 for
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is a powerful consumer statute
that was signed into law in 1991. The purpose behind this law is to protect
consumers from unwanted telephone solicitations (telemarketing calls),
SMS texts, and faxes. In addition, it protects people from being contacted
with the use of automated telephone equipment without their previous consent.
The TCPA is a dynamic and complex statute that is constantly changing
based on new court rulings.
Here are a few examples of TCPA violations:
- Calling someone who has placed his or her contact information on a "do-not-
- Calling someone's residence using an artificial voice or a recording
- Making any call using automated telephone equipment or an artificial or
prerecorded voice to a cellular telephone without prior consent to do so
- Sending unsolicited advertising faxes
- Sending unsolicited SMS text messages
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Loan Lawyers: Helping South Florida Homeowners and Consumers
There have been dozens of new federal cases over the past couple years
that have sought to clarify and explain the parameters of what prior consent
means, what is required to revoke consent, and what types of phone systems
qualify as automated dialers. At Loan Lawyers, our Fort Lauderdale creditor
harassment attorneys are at the forefront of this litigation and vigorously
have been fighting to protect and enforce our clients' rights under the TCPA.
Consumers come to Loan Lawyers on a regular basis for help with foreclosure
defense, bankruptcy, or other debt related issues, completely unaware
that they have potential claims under the TCPA. Through our personal attention
and unique debt assessment interviews, we have uncovered and filed claims
on behalf of our clients under the TCPA that were worth hundreds of thousands
or even millions of dollars.
Protect Your Rights Today!
If you are received text messages or phone calls by any organization that
is trying to solicit you, or are being contacted on your cellular phone
by a debt collector or anyone you owe money to, you may have a claim under
the TCPA. Don't just ignore these calls because they could be worth
up to $1,500 per violation. Contact our Fort Lauderdale creditor harassment
attorneys today to see how we may be able to help. All cases are handled
on a contingency basis, so you don't have to pay us anything unless
we win your case. Know your rights and fight back!
Call Loan Lawyers now at (844) FIGHT-13 (344-4813) for a free consultation.