Who hasn't received an annoying telemarketing call at an inconvenient time? Most people simply accept robocalls as a fact of life, but you should know that under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), some of these robocalls may actually be illegal. If you suspect that you may be being harassed illegally by robocalls, contact Markoff Leinberger for a free consultation.
Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
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Established in 1991, the TCPA protects consumers against nearly all forms of unsolicited communications. If you believe your rights under the TCPA have been violated, our consumer protection attorneys can help. Please use our online contact form or call our Chicago office at (877) 905-5161 to schedule a free consultation and learn more.
How much do you know about the TCPA? Take our short quiz to find out. If you suspect your rights under the TCPA are being violated, please contact Markoff Leinberger online or by calling our Chicago office at (877) 905-5161 for a free consultation. We serve men and women being harassed by unscrupulous companies in all areas of the nation.
Fine print. We all know what it means. We all have suspicions about what it contains. Yet very few of us actually take the time to read what can amount to line after line of legalese in a print so fine it’s practically indecipherable.
The FCC has issued a Declaratory Ruling extending the emergency purpose exemption in the TCPA to include calls and texts from both utility companies and schools.
The TCPA prohibits non-emergency calls from autodialers to cellphone numbers unless “prior express consent” is given by the owner of the number.