John Haley | Bloomberg LawSoppet v. Enhanced Recovery Corp., No. 10-CV-05469 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 21, 2011) The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois held that under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), a "called party" is the actual recipient of the call, and therefore denied a defendant's motion for summary judgment on the basis that it had consent to call from the person it intended to call. The court also held that a person has standing to sue under the TCPA even if she is not a called party under the TCPA.
Plaintiffs Claimed Automated Calls to Their Cell Phones
Plaintiffs Have Standing Even If Not Called Parties
Called Parties Is Actual Recipient
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