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Significant TCPA Verdict Returned In Wakefield v. Visalus, Inc.
An Oregon federal jury reached a verdict in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") class action in April that exposes the defendant to a potential judgment in excess of $2.7 billion.
United States
14 Jun 2019
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Fourth Circuit Affirms $61 Million Treble Damages Award In TCPA Class Action Against Marketing Agency's Customer
As a result, companies should be wary of using third parties to conduct telemarketing without appropriate oversight.
United States
10 Jun 2019
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Authenticating Digital Signatures At Trial
One benefit of living in the digital age is that we no longer need to travel to our attorney's office to place a wet signature on an important contract or mortgage document.
United States
10 Apr 2019
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Ninth Circuit Allow The Robles v. Domino's Website And Mobile App Accessibility Lawsuit To Move Forward
Seyfarth Synopsis: Ninth Circuit overturns district court's dismissal of website accessibility lawsuit on due process and primary jurisdiction grounds, remands case to proceed with discovery.
United States
29 Jan 2019
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Ninth Circuit Allow The Robles v. Domino's Website And Mobile App Accessibility Lawsuit To Move Forward
Ninth Circuit overturns district court's dismissal of website accessibility lawsuit on due process and primary jurisdiction grounds, remands case to proceed with discovery.
United States
28 Jan 2019
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Ninth Circuit Allow The Robles v. Domino's Website And Mobile App Accessibility Lawsuit To Move Forward
Ninth Circuit overturns district court's dismissal of website accessibility lawsuit on due process and primary jurisdiction grounds, remands case to proceed with discovery.
United States
23 Jan 2019
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Workplace 911: Employer Telephone Systems May Need To Be Revamped To Meet New And Pending Rules
Seyfarth Synopsis: New state and federal laws and rules require employers to have compliant phones systems for 911 direct dialing and E-911.
United States
7 Dec 2018
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Illinois Appellate Court Rules That Class Settlement Objectors Engaged In Fraud On The Court
Professional class settlement objectors can be a thorn-in-the-side for employers and class counsel attempting to settle class actions.
United States
26 Nov 2018
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The Battle Continues Over Purple Communications And The Use Of Work Emails
In another signal that the Board may overturn the Obama Board's decision in Purple Communications allowing employees to use their employer's email systems to communicate about wages, hours, working conditions and union issues.
United States
23 Oct 2018
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D.C. Circuit Rolls Back FCC's 2015 TCPA Rules
On March 16, 2018, the D.C Circuit issued a decision invalidating portions of the FCC's 2015 TCPA Omnibus Declaratory Ruling and Order.
United States
23 Mar 2018
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Plaintiffs Counsel Garner $15 Million Attorneys Fee Award For Largest TCPA Settlement In History
In what is being billed as the "largest and strongest TCPA settlement in history," Judge Kennelly of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently granted Plaintiffs' counsel a minimum of $15.26 million in attorneys' fees.
United States
26 Apr 2017
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Are Your Employees Texting? The Risks To Employers In Taking Workplace Communications Offline
Given the issues workplace texting presents for employers, employers would be wise to make clear in their policies what method of communication employees may use in the workplace for business purposes.
United States
19 Apr 2017
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Employer Defeats Novel TCPA Class Action
The ruling ought to be required reading for corporate counsel in order to understand this emerging risk and to craft strategies to protect companies against such claims.
United States
10 Apr 2017
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Smartphone Blunders In The Workplace
In a world where smart phones and apps are evolving faster than you have time to update them, it's important to take a moment to reflect on the potential for inadvertent disclosure...
United States
21 Nov 2016
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Cell Phones At The Workplace: Protecting Employee Safety
As OSHA's enforcement relating to employee cell phone use gains more notoriety, it can be expected that it will have a significant collateral impact on law enforcement at all levels to address this hazard.
United States
19 Oct 2016
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Picked Off: The Supreme Court Rejects The Mooting Effect of Unaccepted Offers Of Judgment And Settlement
A seemingly innocuous recruitment text message from the United States Navy has led to the official unraveling of a tactic long-used and widely-favored by defendants to escape a class action...
United States
1 Feb 2016
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Mobile Apps Like Uber And Airbnb Raise Novel ADA Title III Issues
Last week, Buzzfeed reported that the United Spinal Association opposed Uber's CEO's nomination for Time Magazine's Man of the Year award...
United States
23 Dec 2015
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Sixth Circuit Weighs In On Prior Express Consent
Under what circumstances does a person give his "prior express consent" to be contacted on his cellphone by a creditor?
United States
28 Sep 2015
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New FCC Order Spurs Legal Challenges
The question for many telemarketers and their ilk then became how much human intervention would be enough to remove a semi-automated dialing mechanism, or SMS message platform from the TCPA's purview.
United States
28 Jul 2015
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