Are you a victim of illegal robocalls, text messages or "junk" faxes?

Are you a victim of illegal robocalls, text messages or “junk” faxes?

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Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. Is Making Consumers Aware of Entities Named As Defendants In Recently Filed Class Action Lawsuits Alleging Violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Albertsons Companies, Inc.

According to the complaint, the Plaintiff received the following unsolicited marketing text message on Plaintiff’s cell phone from short code 46359:

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The Plaintiff, allegedly, does not have an account with Defendant Albertsons, and has not shopped at Albertsons at least for a year prior to receiving the unsolicited text message.

Carepoint Healthcare, LLC and Other Unknown Defendants

According to the complaint, the Plaintiff received an unsolicited fax advertisement from Carepoint Healthcare, LLC advertising “Hydroxychloroquine 200 mg #20” tablets. The complaint alleges that “[l]arge amounts of [the] tablets are being furnished to hospitals and others actively treating COVID-19 patients free of charge, either pursuant to FDA trials or gratuitously by manufacturers,” and “Defendant sent the faxes to practitioners who would not ordinarily treat COVID-19 or anything else for which [the drug] is normally used, such as Plaintiff, a podiatrist.” The Plaintiff, according to the complaint, “had no prior relationship with Defendant and had not authorized the sending of fax advertisements to Plaintiff.”

CarGuard Administration, Inc., Vehicle Protection Specialists LLC, and Auto Protecht LLC

According to the complaint, one Plaintiff “received telemarketing calls promoting CarGuard’s goods or services” from (781) 288-5176, among other “‘spoofed’ Calleer ID numbers.” The other Plaintiff, allegedly, received “several telemarketing calls to promote CarGuard’s goods or services from Vehicle Protection.”

Command International Security, Inc., Nafees Memon, and Other Unknown Defendants

According to the complaint, the Defendants “contacted the Plaintiff via facsimile from telephone numbers confirmed to belong to Defendants, including without limitation (818) 827-3391.” The Plaintiff, according to the complaint, “. . . is not a customer of the Defendants services and has never provided any personal information, including his telephone facsimile number(s), to Defendant for any purpose whatsoever. Accordingly, Defendant never received Plaintiff’s ‘prior express consent’ to receive calls using a telephone facsimile machine . . ..”

ECA Marketing, Inc.

According to the complaint, ECA Marketing “regularly makes autodialed telephone calls to consumers in order to solicit business.”  The Plaintiff, allegedly, received a call from (877) 941-5273 on his cell phone from ECA Marketing.  The Defendant, allegedly, left a pre-recorded message which stated the following:

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The Plaintiff, according to the complaint, “did not give ‘prior express consent’ to receive calls from an ATDS or leave a pre-recorded voice mail message,” and Defendant ECA Marketing’s “call was unsolicited and not in response to an inquiry from Plaintiff.”

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.

Kehoe Law Firm, P.C.