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Attorney: U.S. SC ruling on ‘pick off’ defense doesn’t change much for TCPA class actions

Jessica Karmasek Oct. 12, 2016, 9:14am

Henry Pietrkowski, an attorney at the Chicago office of Reed Smith LLP, admitted the court’s Gomez decision isn’t a great one for TCPA defendants, but said the ruling did leave a narrow opening for their attorneys.

Filing TCPA lawsuits: 'It's what I do,' professional plaintiff with 35 cell phones says

Jessica Karmasek Aug. 29, 2016, 9:14am

The plaintiff bought at least 35 different pre-paid cell phones in order to manufacture lawsuits over supposedly unwanted calls from companies. A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled the woman didn’t suffer any injuries and therefore lacked standing.

Calif. plaintiffs attorney who frequently files TCPA lawsuits files own class action over unwanted text messages

Jessica Karmasek Mar. 10, 2016, 3:19pm

Todd M. Friedman, a Beverly Hills-based consumer protection attorney, alleges in a complaint filed in a California federal court last month that he received text messages with spam advertisements and promotional offers on his cell phone. Friedman says the messages are an invasion of his privacy and potentially “tens of thousands” of others.