LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A California consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a cruise ship company, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.
Dan Deforest of Costa Mesa, California, filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, June 7 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Royal Seas Cruises Inc., and Does 1 through 10, alleging they made several illegal calls to the plaintiff's cellular telephone.
According to the complaint, in 2017 Deforest was damaged from receiving several unwanted calls from Royal Seas. The plaintiff alleges the defendants called the plaintiff several times using an automated telephone system to solicit his business without his permission in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act..
Deforest seeks trial by jury, $500 in statutory damages, $1,500 in treble damages, general damages, interest, and all other relief just and proper relief. He is represented by attorneys Todd M. Friedman, Adrian R. Bacon and Meghan E. George of Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman PC in Woodland Hills, California.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 8:17-cv-00977-AG-DFM