LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - A Los Angeles man is suing timeshare vacation companies, alleging they made unsolicited calls to consumers' phones.
Edward Makaron, individually and for all others similarly situated, filed a class action lawsuit March 30 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against World Wide Vacations Inc., RCI LLC, and Interval International Inc., alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
The suit alleges the defendants advertise their products and services by calling consumers' phones using an automatic telephone dialing system and an artificial and/or prerecorded voice, as prohibited by the TCPA.
Makaron and others in the class seek a jury trial, injunctive relief, statutory damages of $500 per violating call, and treble damages of $1,500 per violating call. They are represented by attorneys Abbas Kazerounian and Andrei Armas of Kazerouni Law Group in Costa Mesa, California, Todd M. Friedman of the Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman in Beverly Hills, California, and Joshua B. Swigart of Hyde & Swigart in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-CV-02168-ODW-JC