SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) – A California man alleges a university unlawfully contacted him on his cellphone.
Twonesha Johnson-Hendricks, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a complaint on Jan. 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against Liberty University Inc. and Does 1 through 10 alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in June 2016, he was contacted by the defendants on his cellular telephone in an effort to sell or solicit its services. The plaintiff alleges the defendants used an automatic telephone dialing system and utilized an artificial or prerecorded voice. He alleges he has never been a customer of the defendants and has never provided his information to them.
The plaintiff holds Liberty University Inc. and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly illegally contacted consumers via their cellular telephones without prior express consent and used an automatic telephone dialing system or an artificial or pre-recorded voice when placing calls.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for statutory of $1,500 for each and every violation, treble damages, and all other relief that the court deems just and proper. He is represented by Todd M. Friedman, Meghan E. George and Adrian R. Bacon of Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, PC in Woodland Hills, California.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California case number 2:18-cv-00072-MCE-DB