Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is making consumers aware that on April 15, 2019, a class action complaint was filed in United States District Court, Central District of California, against Hyundai Motor America, Inc. (“Hyundai Motor”) “. . . for legal and equitable remedies resulting from the illegal actions of Hyundai Motor . . . in transmitting unsolicited, autodialed SMS or MMS text messages, en masse, to Plaintiff’s cellular device and the cellular devices of numerous other individuals across the country, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act . . . .”
According to the class action complaint:
In or around early January 2019, Plaintiff frequented the Russell Westbrook Hyundai of Garden Grove car dealership (the “Garden Grove Dealership”) – one of Defendant’s franchisee dealerships located in Garden Grove, California – to test drive one of Defendant’s automobiles available for purchase there.
Shortly after visiting the Garden Grove Dealership, [Hyundai Motor] transmitted or caused to be transmitted, by itself or through an intermediary or intermediaries, including without limitation one or more of its agent(s) at the Garden Grove Dealership, one or more SMS or MMS text messages to the [Plaintiff’s cellular] [n]umber without Plaintiff’s prior express written consent . . . . [Emphasis added]
Further, according to the complaint, “[t]he source of the above-depicted unsolicited text message that Defendant transmitted to the [Plaintiff’s cellular] [n]umber was (714) 577-2046, which is a telephone number leased by Defendant or Defendant’s agent(s) or affiliate(s) and is used for operating Defendant’s text message marketing program.”
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 in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
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.