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Second Circuit Ruling Opens Door to Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Actions in New York

Posted in TCPA

Based on a December 3rd decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) can now be brought in New York federal court. This decision marks a reversal of Second Circuit precedent, and will likely increase the number of TCPA class actions being filed in New York. Companies should review their telemarketing practices and procedures in light of the potential statutory penalties under the TCPA.

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