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FCC Imposes its Largest Fine to Date for Robocalls in Violation of the TCPA

This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed its highest financial penalty against lobbyist and political consultant group, John M. Burkman, Jacob Alexander Wohl, and J.M. Burkman & Associates LLC (the...

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Eleventh Circuit Says Invasion-of-Privacy Exclusion Bars Coverage of Class Action Settlement

Last week, the Eleventh Circuit held that an invasion-of-privacy exclusion in an insured’s policy barred coverage and that Liberty Insurance Underwriters Inc.  did not have to cover the $60.4 million settlement...

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Supreme Court’s Decision in Facebook Litigation Narrows the Scope of the TCPA

At the beginning of April 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of Facebook in Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid, reversing the decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals...

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FCC Ruling Carves Out Exception for Certain Clinical Trial Calls Under the TCPA

Recently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) clarified that a call made using artificial or pre-recorded voice to a residential telephone line for the SOLE purpose of identifying individuals to participate in...

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