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Eric J. Troutman

TCPA Class Action Defense 101: TCPA Class Action Defense Experts Ken Sponsler and John Taylor Join the Ramble to Discuss the Right Way to Oppose Certification

Well we’re a day late on the¬†Ramble¬†this week but it will be worth the wait–I promise. In a special “deuces wild” episode–No. 22 after all–we bring you two guests via the FIREline– Ken Sponsler and John Taylor of Compliance Point.¬† These two are the knights in shining armor […]

No Way Intervention: Court holds that TCPA Defendant Waived One-Way Intervention Protections By Failing to Alert the Court to the Doctrine Earlier

  The¬†Bad Reyes¬†saga just keeps on getting worse for TCPA defendants. In a decision entered today, the Court has found that the Defendant waived its one-way intervention protections by doing nothing more than failing to alert the Court of its right to be free from pre-certification substantive rulings. […]

TCPA Case Closed!: Trueblue Defendants Finish the Deal– Earn Summary Judgment Because System Did not Dial Randomly or Sequentially–Marks Never Mentioned

Marks? What’s¬†Marks? That’s the question TCPA litigants may be asking themselves after today’s big win by Defendants in¬†Gary v. Gershwin A. Drain Trueblue, Case No. 17-cv-10544, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 175021¬†(E.D. Mich. Oct. 11, 2018). There the Court granted summary judgment to the defendants on the ground that […]

Boof!: Pro-Kavanaugh “Robo-Texts” Trigger Potentially Massive TCPA Class Action against Faith and Freedom Coalition, Inc. in Florida

We here at TCPAland stay politically agnostic as a matter of course, but this new lawsuit against the Faith and Freedom Coalition, Inc. tickles us just so. Apparently the Faith and Freedom Coalition (“FFC”)–allegedly some sort of Conservative-leaning PAC– blasted Florida residents with texts urging Senator Bill Nelson […]