SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — Three consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a California corporation, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.
Christopher Foley, Jeremy Pawlak, and Nicholas Visconti filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, May 31 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against GatherApp, Inc. alleging the defendant contacted the plaintiffs without their consent in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, in 2017, Foley, Pawlak, andVisconti suffered damages from having their privacy invaded. The plaintiffs allege GatherApp sent a text message to the plaintiffs containing a link where they could download its app without the plaintiffs' permission.
The plaintiffs seek trial by jury, $500 in statutory damages, injunctive relief, $1,500 in statutory damages and all other relief the court deems just. They are represented by attorney Veronica E. McKnight of Hyde & Swigart in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California case number 4:17-cv-03132-DMR