Unwanted Robocalls and Texts
Congress enacted the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in response to American outrage over intrusive calls from telemarketers. Abusive telemarketers often violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and many consumers are entitled to seek compensation for these violation. Examples of situations where a consumer may be entitled to compensation include:
- when a consumer receives telemarketing calls on numbers listed in the government’s National Do-Not-Call registry;
- when a consumer receives robocalls and texts on a cell phone that they have not consented to;
- when a consumer receievs wrong number robocalls and texts on a cell phone; and
- when a consumer receives robocalls and texts on a cell phone after asking for the calls to stop.
If you believe you may have a claim under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, our attorneys will meet with you at no charge. If we take your case, we will handle it on a contingency basis, and you will not be required to pay our attorney’s fees unless we settle your case or obtain a judgment on your behalf.
Are you still receiving calls even though you registered on the National Do-Not-Call Registry?
The Federal Trade Commission maintains a National Do-Not-Call Registry. Telemarketers are not supposed to call numbers that are listed in the Do-Not-Call Registry, but many telemarketers ignore the registry. If you are receiving unwanted telemarketing calls even though you registered your number on the Do-Not-Call Registry, you may be entitled to compensation. Please call us today to discuss your potential claims.
Are you receiving robocalls and texts on your cell phone?
Telemarketers are typically not allowed to call or text your cell phone using an automatic dialer without your permission. If a telemarketer is calling or texting your cell phone using an automatic dialer, our attorneys may be able to help you seek compensation.
Are you receiving wrong number robocalls and texts on your cell phone?
Are you receiving calls from telemarketers asking for someone else? Telemarketers are not allowed to call your cell phone and ask for someone else, including someone you know or a relative. If you are receiving robocalls or texts for someone else on your cell phone, you may be entitled to compensation. Please call us today to discuss your potential claims.
Are you receiving calls from telemarketers even though you asked to be put on their “Do Not Call List”?
If you have requested that a telemarketer stop calling you, they are required by federal law to stop calling you. If you are receiving unwanted calls and texts after requesting a telemarketer to stop, you may be entitled to compensation. Please call us today to discuss your potential claims.
What is a Robocall?
A robocall is a call that is placed by an autodialer or a machine that automatically calls your number. If you answer the phone and hear a recorded message, it’s a robocall. It may also be a robocall if there is a pause between the time you answered the phone and the moment a person on the other end speaks or if an artificial voice asks you to respond or press a button.
How do I register my number on the National Do-Not-Call Registry?
The National Do-Not-Call Registry was created to stop unwanted sales calls. It’s free to register your home or mobile phone number. To register your number, go to donotcall.gov or call 1-888-382-1222 (TTY: 1-866-290-4236) from the phone you want to register. For more information, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website.