BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A New York woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Uber, alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Donna Giacomaro of Levittown, New York, filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of others similarly situated, June 30 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Uber Technologies Inc., alleging Uber contacted the plaintiff on her cellular telephone without her consent.
According to the complaint, Giacomaro was damaged from receiving several unwanted text messages on her cellular telephone from Uber, beginning June 5. The plaintiff alleges Uber contacted her on her cellular telephone to advertise its services without her permission.
Giacomaro seeks trial by jury, actual damages, treble damages and all relief, plus costs, expenses and disbursements of this action. She is represented by attorney Edward B. Geller of M. Harvey Rephen & Associates, P.C. in Bronx, New York.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York case number 2:17-cv-03923-LDW-AYS