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The TCPA and Calls Using Artificial Voice

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act and its implementing regulations protect consumers by regulating the use of automatic telephone dialing systems and artificial voice calls. An automatic telephone dialing system is a type of equipment that stores or produces telephone numbers to be called and automatically dials such numbers. Artificial voice calls are calls that use […]

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The TCPA and Calls Using Prerecorded Messages

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) is a federal law that protects consumers by regulating telephone communications, including pre-recorded messages. Telemarketers use prerecorded calls to communicate previously recorded messages to consumers. Prerecorded messages are favored by telemarketing companies because they are an efficient way to reach a large number of people in a short period […]

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Man receiving a robocall, TRACED Act seeks to reduce them.

TRACED Act Seeks to Reduce Illegal Robocalls

Robocalls are a huge problem in the U.S. In fact, approximately two hundred million robocalls are made every day. That’s a bewildering statistic. And it also means that you’ve probably received at least one robocall at some point in your life. Robocalls vary from irritating to dangerous, and many people accept these calls as an […]

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Class Action Lawsuits: Answers to Common Questions

Many people have at least a passing familiarity with class action lawsuits, as they are frequently the topic of news stories, TV shows, and advertisements. However, most people’s understanding of class action lawsuits begins and ends with the idea that they are legal actions brought by groups of people instead of individuals. While this is […]

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Federal Lawmakers Seek to Stop Unwanted Robocalls

Federal lawmakers recently introduced legislation intended to provide Americans with relief from unwanted robocalls. With the introduction of the Traced Act and the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, lawmakers have put telemarketers on notice regarding unwanted robocalls. The Traced Act addresses the use of spoofed calls with fake caller IDs, while the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act […]

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Common Credit Report Errors (and Solutions)

Credit report errors can have a devastating effect on your financial situation. Things, like buying a home, applying for a credit card, and even entering certain professions, can hinge on the accuracy of your credit report. Therefore, it is imperative that you take steps to correct credit report errors before they negatively impact your life. […]

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Can I Take Legal Action Against Telemarketers?

We’ve all received unwanted phone calls or texts from telemarketers. In fact, telemarketers often persist in contacting us even after we’ve asked them to stop. Sadly, many people believe that they are powerless to stop telemarketer harassment. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. What most people don’t realize is that there are strict […]

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