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Class action: Grubhub texts violated federal law

By Louie Torres | Mar 30, 2017

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CHICAGO — A consumer recently filed a class action lawsuit against Grubhub for alleged violations of telephone harassment statutes.

Victoria Flores filed the lawsuit on March 27 in Cook County Circuit Court alleging the food delivery service sent several unsolicited text messages to her.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges she, in February 2016, received several automated text messages after registering on the website to order food. The plaintiff holds the defendant responsible for allegedly sending automated text messages to her cellphone without consent, which the lawsuit alleges violated the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks injunction, actual and statutory damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. She is represented by Jay Edelson and Benjamin H. Richman of Edelson PC in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number 2017CH01106

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