Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is making consumers aware that on March 26, 2018, a first amended class action complaint was filed against Gold’s Gym Of Aikens, South Carolina; Gold’s Gym Of North Augusta, South Carolina; Gold’s Gym Of Augusta, Georgia (Bobby Jones Exp.); Gold’s Gym Of Augusta, Georgia (Walton Way Ext.); and Gold’s Gym Of Evans, Georgia for damages, injunctive relief, and other legal or equitable remedies from the alleged illegal actions of the gyms for negligently and/or willfully sending text messages to the cell phones of Plaintiffs in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Allegedly, in September 2017, one Plaintiff visited the Gold’s Gym of Aikens, South Carolina and filled out information for a gym guest pass. The Plaintiff was required to provide her cell phone number. Despite not consenting to receive text messages from any Gold’s Gym, the Plaintiff received text messages regarding her gym visit and gym promotions from telephone numbers (803) 832-4832 and (803) 648-4653, as well as short codes 522-36 and 873-65. Another Plaintiff also visited the same gym, was required to provide her cell phone number, and, despite checking a box reflecting that she did not consent to receive text messages from any Gold’s Gym, was sent text messages from (803) 832-4832 and short code 522-36.
According to the first amended complaint, on information and belief, the Gold’s Gym of Aikens, South Carolina; Gold’s Gym of North Augusta, South Carolina; Gold’s Gym of Augusta, Georgia (Bobby Jones Exp.); Gold’s Gym of Augusta, Georgia (Walton Way Ext.); and Gold’s Gym of Evans, Georgia utilize (803) 832-4832 and short codes 522-36 and 873-65 to send bulk text messages to numerous cell phones. The first amended complaint was filed in U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota (18-cv-00447-DSD-KMM).
Do You Believe You Are a Victim of Illegal Robocalls, Text Messages, “Junk” Faxes or Telemarketing Sales Calls?
If you have received illegal robocalls, text messages, “junk” faxes or telemarketing sales calls, you may be able to recover at least $500 for each illegal call, text or fax you received and, possibly, as much as $1,500 for each illegal call, text message or facsimile that was made either willfully or knowingly.
To help evaluate your potential legal claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, please complete KLF’s confidential Robocall Questionnaire or, if you prefer to speak with an attorney, please complete the form above on the right, e-mail [email protected] or contact Michael Yarnoff, Esq., [email protected], (215) 792-6676, Ext. 804, for a free, no-obligation evaluation of your potential legal rights.