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Are Debt Collection Attempts on Expired Debts Illegal?

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Apr 2, 2019

Most people have a cursory familiarity with the concept of the statute of limitations. Essentially, the statute of limitations states sets an expiration date for when someone can be tried for a crime. Failure to initiate prosecution by the time the statute of limitations expires renders the as “expired” or “un-prosecutable.” The same principle exists…

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Alarm.com Agrees to $28 Million Settlement for TCPA Violations

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Mar 14, 2019

A $28 million settlement agreement in a class action lawsuit against security services company Alarm.com offers an important warning to marketing companies that regularly contact consumers. This settlement is a result of allegations brought against the company for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in December of 2015 by use of an autodialer to…

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How Courier Companies May be Violating the TCPA

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Feb 18, 2019

With the expansion of massive courier companies and straight-to-your-door delivery services, text message notifications are often seen as a matter of convenience for most consumers. Now, recent interpretations of these text messages in relation to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) might also be costly violations for the world’s biggest courier services. Understanding the TCPA…

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Western Union to Pay $8.5 Million in TCPA Settlement

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Feb 11, 2019

Western Union, the renowned named in global money transfers, will be transferring money from its very own coffers to cover a nearly $8.5 million Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) settlement. The settlement comes after the plaintiff, Jason Douglas, originally filed for damages against the company after he received an unsolicited text message asking for periodic…

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Campus Debt Solutions Settles TCPA Case

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Feb 4, 2019

In a victory for victims of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Education Financial Solutions will have to pay out over $1.1 million in a settlement that alleges the firm used autodialers to contact consumers without their consent.  Using the name Campus Debt Solutions, LLC., Education Financial Solutions used an autodialer to contact users about…

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TCPA Consent Issues Between Couples

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Feb 1, 2019

A couple’s “he said, she said” issue could redefine future case law as it relates to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). A judge in Northern Ohio made an interesting decision– while agreeing that a customer, William Hodge, originally consented for his and his wife’s phone to be contacted, the judge ruled the desire for…

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CEO of Medication Solutions Sued for TCPA Violations

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Jan 30, 2019

An Illinois federal court held a corporate officer liable for millions of dollars in damages under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). This case exemplifies the personal liability corporate executives face when violating the TCPA. Physicians Healthsource, Inc. vs. A-S Medication Solutions LLC In 2012, the plaintiff, Physicians Healthsource, Inc. (PHI), filed a suit against…

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Can a Political Campaign Call Me?

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Jan 27, 2019

The recent midterm election season was an intense time for numerous campaign ads on television, the radio, and your phone. This cycle was so heated that many political campaigns took action to encourage favorable votes that they recorded robocalls to numerous states and communities. While these types of calls are annoying, they are not necessarily…

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How to Dispute an Assigned Debt

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Jan 20, 2019

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a federal law that limits the actions and practices of third-party debt collectors who collect debts on behalf of companies or people. Debt collectors have several rules they must follow per the FDCPA, which is why your FDCPA dispute rights are invaluable. When you dispute a debt,…

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