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Illinois among top jurisdictions for growing number of TCPA class actions, new report shows

John Sammon Oct. 13, 2017, 5:35pm

The number of lawsuits targeting businesses under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is surging, as many businesses struggle to "decipher and implement" the law's provisions amid a proliferation of modern technology, like smartphones and text messaging, says an attorney specializing in assisting clients on federal communications policy and enforcement.

$15 million attorney fee award could spur more TCPA litigation - and steps to tamp down lawsuits

Sara McCleary Apr. 27, 2017, 5:45pm

A federal judge’s decision awarding at least $15 million to lawyers who secured a $56 million settlement in a class action against a cruise line and others who allegedly masked telemarketing calls as non-profit political surveys, marks one of the largest such payouts to attorneys under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act.