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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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Do Not Call Registry Fees Increase

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Jan 13, 2019

On October 1, 2018, annual fees for access to the numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry will increase. Access to registered numbers in a single area code will go up to $63 per year while access to area codes nationwide will increase by up to $385 per year. Access to numbers on the…

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Florida Man Hits Discover with TCPA Lawsuit

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Jan 6, 2019

Unwanted phone calls and text messages are the top complaints reported to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by consumers. According to the FCC, they received over 215,000 complaints under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in 2014. The TCPA protects consumers from unwanted solicitations from companies that send robocalls. These types of calls use an…

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The Top Five Lies Debt Collectors Tell

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Dec 30, 2018

Are you afraid of what a debt collectors might tell you? It’s understandable to be apprehensive when one of them calls, but don’t give into their pressure tactics. Their job is to get you to pay an overdue debt. While the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) restricts what they can do, some collectors may…

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How Do Class Action Lawsuits Work?

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Dec 23, 2018

Maybe you bought a phone that gave you trouble or a car that didn’t drive well. You’re considering filing a lawsuit against the seller, manufacturer, or other related party. If a large number of people are having the same trouble you are, it’s possible to file a joint complaint or “class action lawsuit.” Class action…

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Cubamax Class Action Suit Travel Texts Violate TCPA

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Dec 16, 2018

A Florida resident has sued a travel company that arranges trips to Cuba after receiving repeated text messages on his phone without his consent. Cubamax Travel, Inc., is accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending unsolicited text messages to the plaintiff in the case, Stephane Poirier. En Masse Texting The plaintiff…

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Tampa Bay Rays Face TCPA Lawsuit for Unwanted Text Messages

By Law Offices of Jibrael S. Hindi | Dec 9, 2018

For the second time, local MLB team the Tampa Bay Rays is facing a lawsuit for sending unsolicited text messages. The team is being sued under the Telephone Protection Consumer Act (TCPA), which protects consumers from unwanted phone calls, text messages and faxes. The suit alleges that the team sent out the unwanted messages to…

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