November 28, 2021

How you could get $500 per call for those unwanted messages six years ago

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by HERB WEISBAUM From NBC News Did you get a telemarketing robocall five or six years ago offering a “free cruise” in return for taking a short survey? If you did, and you can prove it, you can get about $500 for each one of those illegal calls. Florida-based Caribbean Cruise Line and its two […]

Facebook sued over texts to recycled cell numbers

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By Ross Todd, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. on Tuesday was hit with a class action claiming the company sends spam text messages to people who get assigned cellphone numbers that used to belong to Facebook users. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California by lawyers […]

Plaintiffs Bar notches a rare win from the US Supreme Court

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By Ross Todd, The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — The class action defense bar learned Wednesday that it won’t be getting everything it asked for this term from the U.S. Supreme Court. Ruling 6-3 in Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez, the high court held that a defendant can’t kill a class action simply by offering to pay named plaintiffs […]