LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - A California man is suing a consumer industry company, alleging it sent text messages without consent.
Florencio Pacleb, individually and for all others similarly situated, filed a class action lawsuit May 17 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Suited Connector LLC, FHARateLock.com, Justin Leon McHood, and Does 1-10, alleging negligent and willful violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
The suit alleges the defendants used an automatic telephone dialing system to send text messages without prior express consent of the recipients.
Pacleb and others in the class seek a jury trial, statutory damages of $500 per violating call, treble damages of $1,500 per violating call and injunctive relief. They are represented by attorneys Todd M. Friedman and Arvin Ratanavongse of the Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman PC in Beverly Hills, California.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-CV-03395-R-E