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TCPA Lawsuits Are Exploding
The TCPA was never intended to prohibit or negatively affect legitimate business-related calls, but that has been the result of court decisions allowing class action lawsuits.
- Approximately 4,800 Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuits were filed in 2016.
- TCPA lawsuits increased 32 percent between 2015 and 2016.
- More than 21 percent of TCPA lawsuits are filed as class actions.
- Roughly one-third of the plaintiffs have filed cases before.
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