OCALA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Lake County, Florida resident alleges that a debt collector called him 150 times in 30 days.
Mathieu Suffrin filed a complaint on Sept. 18 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Ocala Division against Comcast Cable Communications LLC alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that beginning or around late July, he received approximately 150 calls from the defendant in a 30-day period in its attempt to collect an alleged debt. He alleges in August, he requested the defendant to stop calling him but the calls continued.
The plaintiff holds Comcast Cable Communications LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly invaded his privacy and placed nonemergency calls to his cellphone using an automatic telephone dialing system in violation of the TCPA.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks statutory damages, punitive damages, actual damages, costs, interest and attorney's fees. He is represented by Frank H. Kerney III of Morgan & Morgan, Tampa PA in Tampa, Florida.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Ocala Division case number 5:18-cv-00486-JSM-PRL