Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)

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Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)2018-07-18T17:33:25+00:00

Telephone Consumer Protection Act / TCPA Attorney in Chicago

TCPA Attorney in ChicagoUnwanted cell phone calls or text messages from advertisers are not just annoying, they are often illegal. Under federal law, you may be owed $500 to $1,500 for each illegal call or text message you receive. We are class action lawyers ready to fight for the compensation you deserve.

Contact our Chicago TCPA lawyers  today for a free, confidential consultation if:

  • Without getting your written consent, a telemarketer calls your cell phone with an auto-dialer or prerecorded voice message (a robocall);
  • Without your consent, a business sends you a text message;
  • A telemarketer calls you before 8:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m.; or
  • A telemarketer calls you after you have added yourself to the National Do Not Call List.

TPCA Law and Regulations

Robo Calls And Unsolicited Text Messages – TCPA Class Action Lawyers

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) of 1991 (47 USC §227) and other related laws prohibit businesses from advertising through unsolicited text messages or unwanted phone calls to your cellular phone. These advertisements are also known as “spam text,” “spam text messages,” “mobile spam,” “wireless spam,” “mspam,” “robocalls,” “nuisance calls” or “unsolicited calls.” The TCPA allows private actions by persons subjected to the prohibited conduct and authorizes recovery of up to $500 per violation or $1,500 if the violation was willful or knowing.

Unwanted Text Messages

Have you received an unwanted text message advertisement on your mobile phone?

The federal government prohibits businesses from sending unsolicited text message advertisements to cellular phones. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 USC §227, provides a statutory fine for unsolicited text message advertisements ranging from $500 – $1,500 per violation.

These advertisements are also known as “spam text,” “spam text messages,” “mobile spam,” “wireless spam”, “unsolicited text messages” or “unsolicited texts”.

These unwanted text message advertisements are harassing and can cost the victim:

  • Cellular phone plan minutes and
  • Overcharges through their cell phone providers.

Congress recognized this harassing practice and provides citizens a private right of action.

What should you do if you receive an unwanted recorded advertisement?

  • Save the message so that it can be used as evidence;
  • Write down the telephone number;
  • Call the recorded phone message class action attorneys at Werman Salas P.C. for a free confidential legal consultation.

TCPA claims can be filed as a Consumer Class Action. If you have received an unwanted phone call advertisement on your cellular phone, tell us about it. Your claim may be the basis for a consumer class action lawsuit. Our consumer class action lawyers can help you understand your rights. You do not have to face a big company alone.

Unwanted Phone Calls

The federal government prohibits businesses from making live or prerecorded phone call advertisements to cellular phones. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 USC §227, provides a statutory fine for unsolicited phone call advertisements ranging from $500 -$1,500 per violation.

Unsolicited phone call advertisements are also known as “robocalls,” “unwanted calls”, “nuisance calls” and “phone spam”.

These advertisements are harassing and can cost the victim:

  • Cellular phone plan minutes and
  • Overcharges through their cell phone providers.

Congress recognized this harassing practice and provides citizens a private right of action to bring a lawsuit to stop these activities.

TCPA claims can be filed as a Consumer Class Action. If you have received an unsolicited text message advertisement on your cellular phone, tell us about it. Your claim may be the basis for a consumer class action lawsuit. Our consumer class action lawyers can help you understand your rights. You do not have to face a big company.

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