Telephone Consumer Protection Act Violation

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Telephone Consumer Protection Act Violations

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which was enacted in 1991, was designed to regulate telemarketers who disturb individuals with robocalls, automated messages, and telephone solicitations. This act is enforced by the Federal Communications Commission and has been created to safeguard consumers from bothersome telemarketing strategies unless a consumer has expressed prior consent. However, telemarketers continue to be unphased by these legal limitations, and some blatantly ignore this act by harassing and bothering consumers.

If you are dealing with telephone contact violations that go against the protections laid out in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, our firm is here to help. At Boss Law, we’ve handled a wide variety of consumer protection cases over the years, and we know what to do to protect your rights against bothersome telemarketers.

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act prohibits telephone solicitors from the following behaviors:

Calling consumers’ homes before 8:00 in the morning or after 9:00 in the evening.
Calling individuals that are on the “Do Not Call” list.
Sending unsolicited faxes to consumers.
Sending text messages to consumers.

If you believe your rights outlined in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act have been violated, we encourage you to get in touch with our lawyers at Boss Law right away! We can fight to protect your rights.

Types of Phone Calls Regulated by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

According to the Federal Communications Commission, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act regulates telephone calls that debt collectors, telemarketers, and other solicitors make to residential and cell phones. If you have become the subject of telemarketer nuisances or automated messages during unlawful hours or are currently on the ”Do Not Call” list or have withdrawn any consent to be called, our legal team can seek damages on your behalf.

When you choose to take action, you can recover up to $1,500.00 if you can prove telemarketers knowingly and willfully violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Phone calls that violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and those that involve the Do Not Call registry may result in $500.00 in damages per call. When you choose to work with our team, we will work diligently to pursue damages for you.

Our St. Petersburg Attorneys are Here to Defend Your Rights

At Boss Law, our lawyers have the skills, resources, knowledge, and experience it takes to handle even the most complicated matters involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Because we are confident in our abilities to fight for your rights, we will provide you with a 100% obligation-free consultation. Backed by more than 20 years of combined legal experience, no case is too big or small for our team.

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