Trend | Legal and Regulatory Compliance

TCPA Lawsuits Are Exploding

Trend | Legal and Regulatory Compliance

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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