Tag Archives: Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Posted 4 years ago in Class Actions by Aaron Kase  
Papa John’s Settles Text Spamming Suit for $16.5 Million

Papa John’s has settled for $16.5 million a class action lawsuit alleging that the pizza chain illegally spammed its customers with text messages. If the settlement is approved by a judge, each class member will receive $50 and a free pizza. The suit was filed in Seattle last year, seeking $250 million on claims that the pizza company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending out unwanted texts to people who had recently purchased pies, breadsticks and other fare. …

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Posted 5 years ago in Class Actions Consumer Law by Aaron Kase  
Papa Johns Sued for $250 Million for Spamming Cell Phones

Papa John’s Pizza is facing a $250 million class action lawsuit for spamming its customers’ cell phones with text message advertisements. The suit alleges that the popular pizza chain violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 by sending out half a million unauthorized messages in 2010 to pizza lovers in Washington and other states. Some customers said they were spammed by over a dozen messages in a row, sometimes in the middle of the night. The TCPA specifically bans …

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Posted 5 years ago in Consumer Law by Ada Kulesza  
Consumers Can Sue Telemarketers in Federal Court over Robo Calls

If you have credit, you might have received these voice mails: “This is important information regarding your unsecured debt.” Or maybe you’ve gotten a “special offer” for a cruise or a home security system. The caller sounds like the artificial voice of a robot — and it is. These calls are placed through a machine: an “auto dialer” or “robo caller.” What you may not realize is that those robots and auto dialers are illegal, and you have legal recourse …

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